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Matt Levine Norwood

June 27, 1961 March 4, 2018
Matt Levine Norwood
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Obituary for Matt Levine Norwood

Matt Levine Norwood, 56, of Wheatley, Arkansas, passed away March 4th, 2018 at his home. He was born June 27th, 1961 in Holly Grove, Arkansas to the late Jessie and Mary Norwood. His momma named him after the long-running TV show, Matt Dillion's "Gunsmoke".

On April 1st 1980, Matt married the love of his life, Debbie Wooten in Brinkley and in this union he gained a wonderful step-daughter, Kelly, whom he loved as his own. There where three children born through this marriage: Matthew, Michael, and Amber.

Matt's driving force was his unfaltering work ethic and his love for others, good or bad. He worked many years for Bill Linderman Roofing Company at Brinkley. Later he worked as a farmer, the last 20 years with Leslie Brown Farms. Matt developed a special bond with the Brown family and was affectionately called 'Mattao' by Nathan and Kalen's children. His other nickname was "Matt Dillion".

Those remaining to cherish his memory are wife of 38 years, Debbie Norwood; sons Matthew Norwood of Wheatley, and Michael Norwood of Wheatley; daughter, Amber and husband Donnie Morgan of Clarendon; brothers James and wife Francis Norwood of Aberdeen, Ray Norwood of Wheatley, Ronnie Norwood of Wheatley, and Steve Norwood of Marvell; sisters Betty Crosson of Brinkley, Sadie Norwood of Wheatley, Cindy Norwood of Wheatley, and Sheila Norwood of Clarendon; grandchildren Gabby Turner of Helena, Brittney Elliott of Helena, Jesse Turner of Helena, and Jericho Morgan of Clarendon; great-grandchildren Jacob Elliott of Helena, Derek Elliott of Helena, Ayden Elliott of Helena, and Oliver James of Helena. Matt held a special place in the hearts of his honorary family, including, the Leslie Brown family, Cody Caskey, Hunter Eoff, Joey Jordan, Taylor Jordan, Clint Jordan, Logan Jordan, Loranzo and wife Mary Jordan; along with a host of other family and friends.

Preceded in death are parents, Jessie and Mary Elms Norwood; daughter Kelly Turner; brothers Randy Sherill, and David "Sambo" Norwood.

Services were Wednesday at 2pm at Wheatley Baptist Church with burial at Blackton Cemetery.

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Fowler Funeral Home

210 South Main Street
Brinkley, AR 72021

Fowler Funeral Home
210 South Main Street Brinkley 72021 AR
United States

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