Remembering Curtis Otwell

Curtis Otwell

Funeral services for Curtis Otwell, 96, of Quitman, will be held at 10:00 A.M., Friday, March 24, 2023 at Sweetwater Baptist Church in Quitman, Louisiana. Brother Stuart Toms will officiate. His final resting place will be at Sweetwater Baptist Church Cemetery.

Curtis Otwell passed on to Heaven’s gate on March 21, 2023. He was married to the love of his life, Marguerite Doomas Otwell for 67 years. Curtis worked at the mill in Hodge, Louisiana as a machine tender on #1 paper machine for 39 years. Being a man of many talents, he was also a painter, roofed houses, and worked at the laundry and cleaners in Jonesboro, Louisiana. Curtis attended Sweetwater Baptist Church for 63 years. He loved the Lord first and was an ordained deacon, July 20, 1997.

Curtis was preceded in death by his wife, Marguerite Doomas Otwell; son, Stephen Michael Otwell; parents, Eula and Ester Franklin Otwell.

Curtis is survived by his children, Phillip Dennis Otwell and wife Barbara, Patricia Lynn Otwell Reed; grandchildren, Syble Otwell Deal, Sallie Otwell Finn, Burt Reed, Kendell Reed, Nathan Reed; great-grandchildren, Cam, Codi, Addison, Allie, Paxton, Jordyn, Raylan; special “grandchildren”, Gabe and Brian McMillan; and many nieces, nephews, and other cherished family and friends.  

Pallbearers will be Barry Donar, Gary Brown, Todd Cooper, Roger Counsel, Burt Reed, Nathan Reed and Buddy Burnham. Honorary Pallbearers will be Paxton Reed, and Raylan Layfield.