Tuesday, March 05, 2013

Edna Ruth Campbell Cotton 1921-2013

Edna R. C. Cotton, age 91, of Chumuckla, FL passed away on Sunday, March 3, 2013. 

Mrs. Cotton was born in Chumuckla, FL to the late Herbert and Julia (Scott) Campbell. She was a member of the Chumuckla Methodist Church.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Ruthard Cotton; 3 brothers; and 3 sisters. 

"She circled her life around her family."

Mrs. Cotton is survived by her children, Jeffrey (Mable) Cotton, Rita Gillman, Janice (Ernest) Jernigan, Ronnie (Twyla) Cotton, Gail (Billy) Golden and Greg (Susan) Cotton; 20 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren with one on the way; 6 great-great children; a special sister in law and best friend, Ann Cotton.

Pallbearers will be: Paul Gillman, Jeff and Jeremy Cotton, Tristan Ellison, Jonathan Johnson, Chase Lastinger, Bailey Ellison and Jarrett Rudy. 

Honorary Pallbearers will be: All of her granddaughters, Ann Cotton, Winona Griswold, Anita Caraway, Niki Slay, Paula Sue Campbell, Ronnie Gyse, Katrina Finney, Chasity Reid, Vicki Whitfield and Donna Lee.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 7, 2013 at Chumuckla Community Church (Elizabeth Chapel United Methodist Church) with Rev. Frederick Barrow, officiating. Burial will follow in the Elizabeth Chapel Community Cemetery. 

Family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at the Lewis Funeral Home Pace Chapel. 

Friends may send condolences and share fond memories with the family atwww.lewisfuneralhomes.net

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Published in Pensacola News Journal on March 6, 2013

1 comment:

Unknown said...

My condolences go out to the family. Twyla and Ronnie were my neighbors for years when we lived in Jay.