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Sowell's Furniture, a family-owned Searcy business since 1945
In 1945 John M. and Lora Sowell began a business specializing in selling used wooden ice boxes. Obtaining new merchandise during this wartime era was near to impossible. To keep up with the demand, John made monthly trips to St. Louis and Chicago to bring back those items and whatever else was available. Eventually he found a market in Chicago selling new items, thus the real beginning of Sowell's Home Supply, now Sowell's Furniture, Inc.
What started in a 3,000 sq. ft. building at 207 West Arch has grown to a showroom area of 38,000 sq. ft. plus two warehouses in downtown Searcy, Arkansas still including the original address. Sowell's has remained a family operated business taking pride in offering the latest styles in furnishings and the lowest prices in town. Today customers can shop for every room of their house from name brands such as: Craftmaster, King Hickory, La-Z-boy and Pulaski.
Along with a large furniture and accessory selection, complimentary design consultation is available to each customer. Sowell's has literally furnished generations of Central Arkansas customers and has every intention of continuing with that goal. What was their beginning advertising statement remains their tradition today.
Sowell's Furniture, "Everything in Furniture."