Otis P. Cherry

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Funeral services for Otis P. Cherry, 88, were held on Friday, July 14, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. at Bowers Funeral Home in Teague. Rev. Tommy Jenkins and Rev. James C. Arthur officiated with music provided by Russ Arthur. Interment followed the services at Woodland Cemetery near Kirvin. Visitation was on Thursday with the family present from 6:00p.m. until 8:00p.m. at the funeral home. Mr. Cherry passed away on Monday, July 10, 2017, at the Freestone Medical Center in Fairfield. He was born on April 7, 1929, in Valley Mills. Otis spent some sixty years serving the Lord as Pastor to several Baptist churches including Grace Baptist Church in San Marcos where he served with his faithful friend Tommy Jenkins. He Pastored churches in Houston, Baytown, Pasadena, and Fairfield during his lifetime as well. Mr. Cherry retired after a long career with the Diamond Shamrock Chemical Plant in Pasadena. He was a member of Caney Baptist Church near Fairfield. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Ann Kringle of Fairfield; three stepsons, Rev. James C. Arthur, Donald L. Arthur, and Russ Arthur; two daughters, Sandra Kay Cherry and Wanda Lynn Cherry; two brothers, Homer Dwight Cherry & wife Pat of Wortham, and Robert (Bobby) Cherry of Alvin; other relatives and friends. Mr. Cherry was preceded in death by his wife Naomi Ruth Bolin Cherry; his parents, Homer Wyatt and Addie Alice (Cummings) Cherry; one son, Billy Jack Cherry; one daughter, Cynthia Ann Cherry; four brothers; and two sisters. Please visit our website at www.bowersfuneralhome. net to sign the memorial guestbook or to leave a message for the family

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