Mr. Cotton died Jan. 8 at his home following a long illness. He was a retired farmer and chemical worker from Penwalt in Calvert City. He had served on the Lyon County School Board, and was a member of Liberty Baptist Church.
His parents were Lucille Cummins Cotton and Eural Cotton.
Survivors are: his wife, Marilyn Ladd Cotton, two sons, David Cotton of Eddyville; Doug Cotton and wife Laura of Glasgow; a sister, Daythel Holt of Kuttawa; and three grandchildren.
This is a paid obituary.