October 17, 1934 - November 29, 2019
Jerry Dean Cotton was born on October 17, 1934 from the parentage of Velma Dillon and Burley Dillon. She departed this life on November 29, 2019.
At an early age she accepted Christ and joined Greater Hayes Creek Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. L.W. Bolton, Sr. and later Rev. Jerome Warren, where she remained faithful until her health began to fail.
She leaves to cherish her memories, one daughter, Katrina (Roy, Jr.) Dyson of LaPlace, LA; two sons, Lenzy Ray (Kerry) Cotton of Houston, TX and Gardner Cotton of Franklinton, LA; six grandchildren, Angel (Marcus) Willams of Las Vegas, NV, Sebrina (Faheem) Curtis-Khadir of Dayton, OH, Roy Dyson, III of LaPlace, LA, Jadelyn Dyson, Lakeisha Cotton, and Karen (T.D.) Owens all of Houston, TX; 5 great-grandchildren, Hillion (Willie) Chambers of Houston, TX who was like a sister; three brothers-in-law, Ronnie (Corrine) Cotton, Sr. and Willie Cotton both of Franklinton, LA, Wayne (Leshun) Cotton of Mississippi; one sister-in-law, Vera Green of Los Angeles, CA, and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Len Cotton; one son, James Edward Cotton; her parents, Velma and Burley Dillon; 3 brothers-in-law; and 5 sisters-in-law.
Visitation will be held on Friday, December 6, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m followed by Family Hour from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at Crain and Sons Funeral Home – Franklinton.
Funeral Service will be held Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 11:00a.m. at Greater Hayes Creek Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Jerome Warren, Pastor Officiating.
Crain and Sons Funeral Home – Franklinton in charge of arrangements.