Dorothy Powell

June 29, 1933June 1, 2018

Dorothy Burrow Powell, 84, of Little Rock, Arkansas, died Saturday, June 2, 2018, in Little Rock. She was born June 29, 1933, daughter of the late Lester E. Burrow, Sr. and Nell Weir Burrow. She was also preceded in death by brothers Lester E. Burrow, Jr. and Frank Miles Burrow. Dorothy loved her family and many friends. She was an active member of Second Presbyterian Church, serving as an usher and greeter and volunteering in the church office. Playing bridge weekly brought her joy and was always willing to fill in when needed. She was co-founder of the “Poor Old Things Trump & Travel Bridge Club” which was founded in 1961. She volunteered at St. Vincent’s Hospital and UAMS for many years. She is survived by her children Cliff Powell (Susie) of Coppell, TX and Caren Marvin of Dickson, TN. She is also survived by grandchildren Matthew, Jake and Courtney Powell and Amber (Shane) and Ashley Marvin and Great Granddaughter Riley Anne Rosson, sister in laws Marlyn Burrow, Cheryl Burrow and several nieces and nephews, who she loved dearly. She was blessed to have had a best friend, Nancy Weber (Harlan) for over 60+ years, who was always there for her, especially this past year and will always be cherished for her friendship. Much appreciation and many thanks to the 2nd floor staff at Briarwood for their compassion and care that was shown towards our Mother. Memorials can be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation. Services will be at 2nd Presbyterian Church in Little Rock on Tuesday, June 5th, at 11:00am. Dorothy was a true servant of God and lived her life joyfully, never complaining and eager to help others in any way she could, living a life well lived.


  • Memorial Service Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Dorothy Powell

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Kristy Woods

June 6, 2018

I was deeply saddened to hear of Miss Dorothy's passing. I had the privilege of working for her in my younger years and she taught me much about life and how to conduct oneself as a strong, southern woman with a point of view. She sent me a birthday card every year on my birthday - even all these years later and it always made me smile. My own dearly departed mother loved Dorothy very much and I imagine that she welcomed her into heaven with open arms and a big smile. My thoughts and prayers go out to her family and friends at this difficult time.

Bick Satterfield

June 5, 2018

Dorothy and I were associated in business for many years. All of her associates respected and loved her. She was very professional and always pleasant to be with. I extend my sympathy to the family. I regret that I was unable to attend the funeral due to my daughter's surgery, and missed seeing her children, grandchildren and many friends. The world was a better place for her having been here.

Vicki Scott

June 5, 2018

Dorothy was such a lovely lady. I did not know her well, but I always enjoyed seeing her out and about. May she rest in peace!

Larry Furrer

June 5, 2018

I worked with Mrs. Powell for seven years and she was always so pleasant to be around. She was very professional but she knew how to have fun also. She was a kind and gentle soul and she made everyone around her feel better because she knew what needed to be said or done to help. My prayers are with her family during this time of loss and I hope they keep the good times in their memories as I will. We hope to see her again in Heaven because we know she is there. I am sorry that I will not be able to attend her funeral but my thoughts will be with her family. She was a good Facebook friend and that is how we stayed in touch after she retired from American Municipal Securities.

Diana Atkinson (Resimont)

June 4, 2018

You will be missed my sweet friend! She loved her family and friends and was an amazing woman! I worked with Dorothy in the 80's and have loved her dearly since then. RIP sweet girl! I will think about you often!