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Margie Sowell, age 71

Margie Nell Mann Sowell, wife of Bill Sowell, passed from this life into her eternal home in Heaven on Monday, January 25th, 2021. She was 71 years old. She was born to Bobbie Jean and Willis Knight Mann, on January 17th 1950 in Jacksonville, Florida. 

She attended Conway High School, ultimately graduating from Terry Parker Senior High in Jacksonville, Florida in 1968.

Margie married the love of her life, Bill Sowell in 1979. Together they raised four children: Sheri Hylton (Steve), Amy Henigan(Caleb), Anita Sowell, and Billy Sowell(Paige).

She was a devout member of the Church on the Hill. She enjoyed spending time with Bill and getting together with “the girls of 68”. 

Margie is survived by Bill, her children, her grandchildren: Jessica, Krista, Gunner, Davey, Hank, Ace, Cerby; five great grandchildren, her siblings; Jim(Cindy) Mann and Nelda(Rick) Myers; as well as a host of friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

A Celebration of Life will be on Monday, February 8th at 4pm at The Church on the Hill  2 Daugherty Hill Rd, Conway, AR 72032.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to

Arrangements are under the trusted direction of A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400.







  • Sheri Hylton Posted January 27, 2021 1:00 PM

    I love you, Mom!

  • Lisa Zachary Posted January 27, 2021 1:05 PM

    Sending all of my love and prayers to everyone. I’m so very sorry for your loss.

  • Amber & Lance Harwell Posted January 27, 2021 1:09 PM

    Our prayers, love, and support are with you all!

  • Fran Price (Margie’s cousin) and Ron Price Posted January 27, 2021 1:35 PM

    My deepest condolences to all of you during this difficult time. May God grant you all peace and an extra measure of love to get through this.

  • Jessica Evans Posted January 27, 2021 1:44 PM

    I love you and miss you

  • Sylvia Ann Reed West Posted January 27, 2021 6:19 PM

    My heart is broken for Bill and the family. So thankful we had reconnected through the years after school. Our son’s football days and later when Margie worked at UCA. Prayers for the family. We know she is rejoicing with her Savior!

  • Tonya, Jack and Maddux Bell Posted January 27, 2021 6:19 PM

    I’m so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. I know you were close. Thinking of you.

  • Majel Evans, Sr. Posted January 27, 2021 6:21 PM

    Sorry to hear about your mom, Sheri.

  • Karen Mckee Posted January 27, 2021 7:49 PM

    So sorry for your Loss. . Love you Margie . Thoughts and Prayers for the family. I love you Sheri. .

  • Karen Mckee Posted January 27, 2021 7:50 PM

    So sorry for your Loss. . Love you Margie . Thoughts and Prayers for the family. I love you Sheri. .Praying for you and Bill and family. Love you all.

  • Jody Evans Posted January 27, 2021 8:06 PM

    So very sorry for your loss! Keeping you and your family in our prayers

  • Bill Brents Posted January 28, 2021 9:03 AM

    So sorry for your loss. Bill and Margie were great customers when they were trucking. Prayers for all the family. Bill and Margie were always so nice. We are never ready to give up a loved one.

  • Anna Smith Posted January 28, 2021 1:14 PM

    Bill and Sheri I am So so sorry for your loss. She will be dearly missed for sure. If there is anything you need please call Sherri I am definitely here for you. God Bless you. I’m so very sad and I’m so sorry

  • Angela R Baker Posted January 28, 2021 4:18 PM

    Sending prayers to the family and friends. I’m thankful I got the chance to call you my friend. R.I.P and we will see you again

  • Cheri Roller Posted January 28, 2021 5:15 PM

    Marge, I know you are free of pain and enjoying heaven!! Love you cousin! See you soon!

  • Carolyn Pearson Cantwell Posted January 28, 2021 6:03 PM

    I am so sorry for your loss. Margie was a great friend and Patti and I enjoyed getting together for lunch when we could. Such a sweet, gentle soul. She will be missed but she is rejoicing with Jesus.

  • Bessie Bradley Cockrell Posted January 28, 2021 7:18 PM

    We will miss you dear friend. I am so thankful we reconnected through our Girlz of’68 group…you will forever be there with us in our hearts. Prayers for the family and our deepest condolences on the loss of your precious wife, mother and friend.

  • Reva Jo Reedy Hayes Posted January 28, 2021 8:37 PM

    So glad I got to see you Margie, at one of our class luncheons. Had hoped we’d enjoy many more together. Blessings on your family., prayers❤️

  • Janet Jackson Posted January 29, 2021 8:17 AM

    Prayers for peace and comfort to the whole family.

  • Phyliss Fry Posted January 30, 2021 11:16 AM

    So very very sorry to hear about Margie but we all know she is singing in Heaven. It was so great to re-connect with her through our Girlz of 68 group. She was a precious friend and will be missed.

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