Saturday, August 10, 2019

Otis Houston

Otis Houston, 86, passed away on Thursday, August 8, 2019 at NHC Healthcare in Tullahoma, Tennessee. Funeral services will be 4:00 p.m. Sunday, August 11, 2019, at Ellison Ridge Baptist Church in Louisville, Mississippi with Zach Stevens and Rev. Michael Wells officiating. Visitation will be the day of the service from 3:00 p.m. until service time at the church. Interment will follow in Ellison Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery.

Otis was born February 18, 1933, to John King and Mary Hill Houston. He was a member of Vernon Methodist Church and the owner of Houston’s Windshield Repair in Louisville and was a proud Veteran of the United States Navy. Otis enjoyed bird hunting, fishing and spending time with his family and friends.

Otis is survived by his wife of 59 years, Virginia Carr Houston; his daughter, Lori Stevens and husband, Trey all of Tullahoma, Tennessee. One of his greatest joys was being “Granddaddy” to his two grandchildren: Lindsay Hagstrom and husband, Christian and Zach Stevens and his fiancĂ©e, Erin Ringenberg. Otis also leaves to mourn his sister-in-law, Maxine Houston. He was preceded in death by his parents; his two brothers, Theodore Houston, Olyn Houston and his sister, Jessie Houston White.

Serving as pallbearers are Larry Hemphill, Robert Hisaw, Charles Holley, Charles Johnson, Jacob Johnson, Steve Jernigan. Memorials in honor of Otis may be given to Ellison Ridge Baptist Church, c/o Johnny Eaves, 4784 Ellison Ridge Church Road, Louisville, MS 39339 or Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.

Services are under the direction of Nowell Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at