Talladega – Franklin Dixon Otwell Sr., 77, passed away on Thursday November 1, 2018. Funeral service for Mr. Otwell will be held on Monday, November 5, 2018 at 11:00 am at Usrey Funeral Home. Visitation will be held on Sunday, November 4, 2018 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Interment will be at Midway Memory Gardens. Rev. Harvey Bowlin, Rev. Wayne Hester, and Rev. Steven Jones will officiate the service.
Mr. Otwell was an avid hunter and also loved southern gospel singing. He is survived by his wife, Annie Lavenia Otwell; sons, Franklin D. Otwell Jr. (Debbie), and Arlen Otwell (Kim); grandchildren, Trae Otwell (Sarah), Lauren West, Sawyer Waites, and Ty West. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Kathy Lynn Otwell. Pallbearers will be Elbert Pettus, Timmy Edwards, Allen Peek, Ty West, Billy White, and Cliff Bryant.