Otha Mae Speer Tidwell
Funeral Date: 12/6/2017

Otha Mae Speer Tidwell age 64, of New Edinburg, died Saturday, December 2nd at St. Johns Place in Fordyce, AR. She was born July 6th, 1953 in Warren, AR a daughter of the late Otha Lephiew and Katherine Howard Lephiew. She was retired from Potlatch Lumber Company, worked for Klappenbach Bakery in Fordyce until it closed and the Tobacco Super Store in Warren for 2 years. She was also preceded death by her former husband James Glynn Speer. Otha Mae is survived by her spouse Terry Tidwell, a son Randall Payne, New Edinburg, AR and a daughter RaeNell Wright and spouse Sylvester of New Edinburg, AR. Brothers Johnny Rippy of New Edinburg, AR and Roger Lephiew and spouse Ruth, Warren, AR. A sister Barbara Henry and spouse John, Warren, AR. 5 grandchildren. Funeral service was 1:30PM Wednesday, December 6th at Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Chris Barnes officiating. Active pallbearers were David Howard, Jeff Parker, Jeff Launius, Kelvin Crain, Sylvester Wright and John Henry. Honorary pallbearer was Cornell Robinson. Linda Barrett was organist. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery in FORDYCE AR.



Name: Donna Craig McDougald
Message: So very sorry for your loss. Otha May was a dear,sweet friend. Prayers to her family

Name: Greg & Janet Harton
Message: Praying for your family during your time of loss.

Name: Tammy Evans Hensley

Name: Mark Lephiew
Message: Sending our thoughts and prayers to the family.

Name: Teresa Thornton
Message: Be at peace now sweet Otha Mae, You will be greatly missed and I will miss our talks, my thoughts and prayers with you all