Dwight Powell, age 72, of Bryant, Arkansas passed away on Monday, February 1, 2021 in Bryant, Arkansas. He was born in Ponchatoula, Louisiana on April 30, 1948 to the late JT Powell and Edna Sumerall Powell.
Dwight was beloved by his family and many friends. He will be remembered for his quick, dry wit and especially for his wonderful, genuine smile. Some of his favorite pastimes were gardening, bird watching, and travelling. Everyone who knew him has no recollection of him other than as a good man. He taught all of us what courage looks like in the face of insurmountable odds. Memories of him will always be recalled with love and thankfulness.
Dwight is preceded in death by his parents JT Powell and Edna Sumerall Powell, and sisters Minnie Fay McMorris, Ethel Mae Cutter, and Joyce Pearson.
He will be missed by his wife of fourteen years Wynona Powell; children Mary Antionette Powell, and Raymond Powell; grandchildren Savanna Lee Johnson, Madison Renee Powell, Jimmy Clestine West, Mya Nishi Powell, Garrett Woolsoncroft, Lauren Woolsoncroft, and Emma Barnhart; and siblings Kathy Hilbun, Bob Powell, and Linda Simmons.
In Lieu of flowers please donate to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society or the Hospice Home Care of Central Arkansas.
Arrangements are entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400