Margaret “Dixie” Powell age 61 a resident of Washington, NC passed away at ECU Health Beaufort Hospital on Friday May 26, 2023.
The family is having a private Celebration of Life service at a later date.
Dixie was born on March 27, 1962 in Laurinburg, NC the daughter of the late James Leroy Bunch and Lillian “Robin” Estelle Bunch who survives.
Her passion was being a hairstylist. She worked at Ridgewood Manor and River Trace Nursing Home for many years. Dixie loved going to those facilities and spending time with the residents fixing their hair and making them look beautiful. She loved shopping and painting and was known to often change the colors in her home.
She is survived by a daughter: Brittany Daughton and wife Sierra of Washington, NC; a son: Jamie Powell and wife Carly Underwood of Washington, NC; mother: Lillian E. Bunch of Washington, NC; three grandchildren: CJ Alligood, Gavin Alligood, Drake Alligood, two brothers: Roy Bunch and wife Leah of Bath, NC; Chris Bunch of Bath, NC; sister Robin “Starr” Ventura and husband Jose’ of Blounts Creek, NC; special nephew: John Kyle Rouse who was there often taking care of her, several nieces, nephews and her special dogs: Dipper and Max. Along with her father she was preceded in death by her husband: Terry Lee Powell.
Dixie’s illness has been a long, complicated, and expensive battle. In lieu of flowers, the family is accepting donations to help defray the costs that her illness has created and may be made by CLICKING HERE
Joseph B. Paul Jr. Funeral Service is honored to be assisting the Powell family.