Ophelia W. Cutler

Published 3:32 pm Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Mrs. Ophelia Faye Waters Cutler, age 90, a resident of N.C. 92 Hwy. East, Washington, died Sunday, December 5, 2021 at Vidant Beaufort Hospital in Washington.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at Athens Chapel Church of Christ, Bath, NC. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 PM at the Church, conducted by Chris Hux.

The following will serve as pallbearers:  Preston Cutler, Jr., Charlie Cutler, Joshua Quain, Joel Quain, Scott Winfield and Denny Smith.  Honorary pallbearers will be:  John Keith Clark, Luke Cutler and Alex Cutler.

Mrs. Cutler was born in Beaufort County on August 9, 1931. She was the daughter of the late Otis Herman Waters and Sudie Adeline Cox Waters. Mrs. Cutler was a homemaker and a farmer’s wife. She was a very active member of Athens Chapel Church of Christ. Mrs. Cutler was a Sunday School teacher, a member of the Ladies’ Aid, assisted with VBS, and made floral arrangements for the church. She enjoyed sewing, collecting for the Cancer Society, and working on the farm. Mrs. Cutler was known for her hospitality and helping others.

Mrs. Cutler was married to Preston A. Cutler, who preceded her in death in 2016.

Mrs. Cutler is survived by her children, Preston Glenn Cutler of Washington, Glenda Cutler Winfield and husband, John Scott of Pinetown, Betsy Cutler Quain and husband, Allen of Orlando, FL, Kevin Alexander Cutler and wife, Katherine Hopkins Cutler of Bath; eleven grandchildren: Alexandra Joan Cutler, Tonya Faye Winfield, Scott Augustus Winfield, Terri Glynn Cutler Brodnick, Preston Glenn Cutler, Jr., Sandy Kay Cutler Gant, Charlie Vernon Cutler, Joshua Allen Quain, Elizabeth Quain Wiggers, Rachel Quain Harmon, Joel Isaac Quain; and 21 great grandchildren: Nolan Scott Winfield, Brayden Winfield, Payton Nicole Cutler, Bryson Cutler, Hadley Brodnick, Addie Gant, Riley Gant, Elliott Gant, Piper Cutler, Jolene Cutler, Adalynn Elizabeth Wiggers, Sadie Lane Wiggers, Maisie Jane Wiggers, Abigail Elizabeth Harmon, Hannah Lucille Harmon, Noah Daniel Harmon, Zoey Anne Harmon, Evangeline Harvey Quain, Emmett Joshua Quain, Brantley Allen Quain, Colton William Quain, and grand dog, Sage.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Cutler was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Priscilla Lynn Cutler.

The family will receive friends at other times at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Glenda and John Scott Winfield, 783 Winfield Lane, Pinetown.

Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to the Athens Chapel Church of Christ Building Fund, 35 Delia Wallace Road, Bath, N.C. 27808.

Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com. Paul Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington is honored to serve the Cutler family.