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Patsy Ann Hill Powell

Mrs. Patsy Ann Hill Powell, age 74, of Mena, Arkansas passed away on Friday, January 20, 2023, at her home. She was born on Monday, December 20, 1948, to Herman Hill and Julia Ann Knox Hill in Blackfork, Arkansas.

She is preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Wanda Joyce Reichert and Kay Harvey; and two brothers, Larry Hill and Billy Hill.

Patsy Ann was a good and faithful Christian woman. She was a very hard worker which extended into every aspect of her life. Patsy loved to cook, sing, garden, birdwatch, read her Bible, and spend time with her family. She devoted her life to raising her children and played a huge role in raising her grandchildren. Patsy was a kind soul, who had many friends. She had a big family, but loved each and every one all the same. She was the family historian, spending countless hours researching the family lineage and documenting it for future generations. She absolutely loved Bluegrass & Gospel music, and sang in a small group with some of her beloved family members. Patsy Ann was one-of-a-kind and will be greatly missed by her friends and family.

“But we urge you, brethren, that you increase more and more; that you also aspire to lead a quiet life, to mind your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you, that you may walk properly toward those who are outside, and that you may lack nothing.” I Thessalonians 4:11

Patsy is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Don Powell of Mena; one son and daughter-in-law Danny and Renae Powell of Mena; one daughter and son-in-law, Bonnie Powell and Jason Bahr of Mena; three brothers, Gene Hill of Bates, Darryl and Tina Hill of Page, and Jeff Hill of Clarksville; three sisters, Stella Benjamin of Mena, Sue Carter of Mena, and Brenda and Danny Reel of Bates; five grandchildren, Dustin & wife Shawna Powell, Sabrina & husband Dean Heath, Raegan Weiss, Payton Medlin, and Maddox Medlin; six great-grandchildren Laliegh Powell, Albany Powell, Cooper Crees, Adeline Powell, and Everlee Heath; several very special nieces and nephews, and a host of other relatives, friends, and singing buddies who she loved very much.

Services for Mrs. Powell will be Friday, January 27, 2023, at 2:00 p.m., at the Church of God, in Mena, Arkansas. Brother Bobby Rosson and Brother Keith Rose will be officiating under the direction of Beasley-Wood Funeral Home. Interment will follow at the Gann Cemetery in Potter, Arkansas. There will be a visitation held Thursday, January 26, 2023, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Pallbearers are James Powell, Tony Powell, Doug Powell, Duane Powell, Dennis Powell, and Darrell Powell

Honorary Pallbearers are Shelby Sullivan, Joseph Powell

Online obituary and guestbook at www.beasleywoodfuneralhome.com

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