|Birth: ||May 4, 1894|
|Death: ||Jul. 21, 1964|
Dewitt Talmadge Colwell, Sr., 70, died Tuesday, July 21, at his home in Alexandria. He was a retired switchman for the Missouri Pacific Railroad, and was a former resident of Winnfield.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. in the Baptist Temple Church in Alexandria, Wednesday, and burial was in Iatt Cemetery near Verda.
He is survived by his widow; three sons, Cecil N. Colwell, Pineville, Herschel H. Colwell, Irving, Tex., and D. T. Colwell, Jr., of Alexandria; four sisters, Mrs. Sadie Thomas of Winnfield, Mrs. Thelma deVerge [sic deBerge] of Dallas, Texas, Mrs. Virginia Porter of Ferriday, and Miss Olive Colwell of Lake Charles, and seven grandchildren.
Mr. Colwell, who will be remembered at "Tight", was a big time baseball player for many years. He pitched in several games with Texas League in Shreveport and then in the Virginia League, after which he returned to Winnfield where
he resided for many years before moving to Alexandria.
Published in The Winn Parish Enterprise News-American, July 23, 1964
Llewellyn Rice Colwell (1861 - 1929)
Annie Bradford Colwell (1863 - 1929)
Futcher M. Walker Colwell (1895 - 1923)
Ethna Fletcher Spencer Colwell (1906 - 2003)
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Dec 11, 2007
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