Smithie Wilodene Powell
July 5, 1924 – April 8, 2019
Smithie B. Powell, age 94 of Arlington, passed away peacefully on April 8, 2019. She was born on July 5, 1924 in Florence, Alabama, the daughter of Thomas and Leonora Clark Behel. Smithie was married to B.T. Powell for 56 years until his passing in 2009. Smithie grew up on a farm in Tennessee. As a young adult, she moved to Nashville, followed by St. Louis, and then Fort Worth. She considered Arlington home, where she enjoyed being a mother, raising her family, working outside the home, and finding the joys of becoming a grandmother.
Smithie is survived by her sons Charles W. Powell and Michael T. Powell; daughter-in-laws Rita Powell and Carolyn Powell; grandchildren Amanda Hockmuth and husband Jota, Daniel Powell and wife Amy Joy, Amy Lea Powell, and Megan Powell; great-granddaughter Sierra L. Powell.
- Visitation Tuesday, April 16, 2019
- Funeral Service Tuesday, April 16, 2019
- Committal Service Tuesday, April 16, 2019