May 10, 1935 – May 28, 2021
Willie Cotton, 86, of Franklinton, died May 28, 2021 at Lakeview Regional Medical Center, Covington. Cotton was born May 10, 1935, in Franklinton to Danny Sr. and Nurcil Graves Cotton.
A funeral service was June 4, 2021, at Greater Hayes Creek MB Church, Franklinton, Rev. Jerome Warren officiating, interment in the church cemetery.
Early in life, he joined Hayes Creek Missionary Baptist Church and later married Hattie Dean Lewis Cotton and they had three daughters.
Survivors are his three daughters; Cherrie (Rochelle) Brumfield of Mt. Hermon; Sheila and Lisa Cotton both of Franklinton; two brothers include: Wayne (Lashon) Cotton of Tylertown, and Ronnie Cotton of Franklinton; one sister, Vera Cotton Green of Los Angeles, CA; nine grandchildren, Kahihee (Calvin) Jackson of Hammond, Mary Ann Wilson of Nederland, TX, Daneeka (Matthew) Washington of Bogalusa, Shazrika (Devon) Charles of Silverdale, WA, Roche’ (Ariane) Brumfield, La’Ke Cotton, Kinoski and Chelsea Wilson, and Kemo Magee all of Franklinton; one daughter at heart, Patricia Wilson; 12 greatgrandchildren; great-grandson Elijah Barnes.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Nurcelia Graves Cotton and Danny Cotton Sr., his wife, Hattie Dean Lewis Cotton, five brothers, three sisters, and one grandchild, Tyeisha Mabon.
Craft-Ginn Funeral Chapel was in charge of the arrangements. Share online condolences at www.craftfuneralhome.org