Willie Otho Catlett

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Willie Otho Catlett, age 80, of Sherwood, passed away April 08, 2017 at his home. He was born May 31, 1936 in Havana, Arkansas to the late Dee & Florence Taylor Catlett. He was a retired Ophthalmologist Technician  with the V.A. Hospital and Arkansas Air National Guard Veteran. We are all blessed to have known him and to have called him our friend. He was a man with a kind and beautiful soul. His sense of humor could lighten the worst situation. We will miss him every minute of every day. He was preceded in death his parents; brothers, J.D., Herbert, and Glendell Catlett; nephews, Jay Dee and Chad Catlett. Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Effie Underwood Catlett; children, Tonya Catlett (Judith Baysinger) of North Little Rock; Robin Widmer (Charles) of Conway; Kelly Sledge (John) of Benton; Bryan Catlett (Melissa) of North Little Rock; sisters, Verzene Bell of Havana; Gail Hunt (Delbert) of Danville; brother, Earl Ledean Catlett (Sharon) of California; grandchildren, Rachel and Lauren Widmer, Kaleb and Samuel Sledge. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Moore's Chapel Church with Bro. John McCourt officiating. Visitation will be 12 to 2 p.m. before service at the church. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville. Online guestbook and condolences at

Published April 13, 2017