Brenda Joyce Otwell, age 71, of Gurdon, passed from this life on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, at CHI St Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock.
She was born November 20, 1951, in Sparkman, the daughter of the late William and Daisy Leamons Joyce. Brenda was a graduate of Sparkman High School. She worked as a clerk at Baptist Medical Center. Joyce was a member of New Caney Baptist Church in Gurdon. She enjoyed crocheting in her free time.
Joyce was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Jerry Wayne Otwell.
Survivors are two sons, Jack Otwell (Cayce) of Broussard, LA, and Tommy Otwell of Okolona; one brother, Jerry Amos (Joyce) of Hot Springs Village; one sister, Mary Ellen Williams of North Carolina; two aunts, Janie Metzler of Camden and Lisa Francis (Keith) of Okolona; six grandchildren, Justin Hunter Otwell, Ryan Evan Otwell, Ryan Patrick Booher, Evan Michael Booher, Miles Jeffrey Wilson and Kevin Lee Otwell.
No services are planned at the time.
Memorials may be made to New Caney Baptist Church, 224 AR 53 N, Gurdon, AR 71743.
Final arrangements are entrusted to The Welch Funeral Home of Arkadelphia. Visit www.welchfh.net to sign the guest book.