April 18, 1951-April 20, 2021

Joseph W. “Boney” Powell Sr., born April 18, 1951, to Ed and Maye Powell, went to be with the Lord April 20, 2021.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Lawana Powell; children and spouses, Joey and Brandi Powell and Janna and Scott Nichols; grandchildren, Abby Powell, Emma Powell and Abram Nichols; siblings, Ronald “King” Powell, Charles “Ebert” Powell and wife Thunya, Bobbie Arseneaux, Elizabeth Lawley and Paul “Pee Wee” Powell and wife Brenda; and many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by parents, Ed and Maye Powell; and his siblings, Eddie Powell, Johnny “Buddy” Powell and Debbie Powell Niechwiej.

He retired from Weyerhaeuser paper mill after 30+ years, yet he never stopped working. He continued his career in sales and oil field services and spent his spare time restoring old cars. His spirit will live on through all his generous acts of kindness towards anyone in need. He loved Jesus and his family.

Services for Boney Powell will be Saturday April 24, 2021, at Blanchard St. Denis Funeral Home in Natchitoches. The family will receive guests from 10 a.m. until services at 1 p.m. Burial will follow at Beulah Cemetery in Marthaville.