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Dwayne Popwell

December 4, 1965 ~ December 15, 2023 (age 58) 58 Years Old

Dwayne Popwell Obituary

ELVIN DWAYNE POPWELL, age 58 of Thorsby, passed away on December 15, 2023 at UAB Hospital in Birmingham, AL. He was born in Chilton County on December 4, 1965; the son of Julius Elvin “Shine” Popwell and the late Veleda W. Moates Popwell.

He was a mechanic. Dwayne began volunteering in fire service in 1983 at Thorsby Fire Department. He went on to serve at Collins Chapel Volunteer Fire Department, and later became a founding member of the Cedar Grove Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department. He enjoyed raising chickens in his spare time. He also loved the outdoors where he would spend time hunting and fishing. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, and grandfather.

He is survived by: Wife, Carolyn Dean Dever Popwell; Son, Justen (Regan) Popwell; Daughter, Bridget (Cody) Burt; Bonus Son, Dustin (Alexis Mae) Cleckler; Special Daughter-in-Law, Haley Lynn Cleckler-Underwood; Grandchildren: Ryleigh Faith Nicolas, Braxton Kade Cleckler, Kyler Ganten Cleckler, and Kahleah Kate Cleckler; Father, Julius E. “Shine” Popwell; Sister, Teresa (Keith) Varden; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

He is preceded in death by: Son, Wesley Popwell; and Mother, Veleda Popwell.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 20, 2023 at 11:00am from the Chapel of Ellison Memorial Funeral Home with Bro. Ricky Green and Rev. Marc Hodges officiating.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.

Burial will follow in the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery in Clanton, AL.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either Thorsby First Baptist Church or to Cedar Grove Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department.

Final care and arrangements entrusted to the Ellison Memorial Funeral Home of Clanton, AL.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
December 20, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Ellison Memorial Funeral Home
1709 Lay Dam Road
Clanton, AL 35045

Funeral Service
Wednesday
December 20, 2023

11:00 AM
Ellison Memorial Funeral Home
1709 Lay Dam Road
Clanton, AL 35045

Interment following funeral service
Wednesday
December 20, 2023

Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
2930 County Road 49
Clanton, AL 35045

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