(submitted by Gerald & Tammy Westmoreland)
Mrs. Audie B. Gray Cotton, 1615 East Third Street, died last night at 7:15 o'clock at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Gray, Shiloh Road, following a year of failing health and two months of serious illness. She was 43 years of age.
Mrs. Cotton was a native of Tishomingo Co., MS, and was a member of the Presbyterian church. She was married to Frank Ethridge Cotton in August, 1922, who survives. Mrs. Cotton was well and favorably known in the community by a host of friends and relatives who are grieved to learn of her death.
Funeral service will be held from the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Gray on the Shiloh Road Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock with Rev. James Gregory, Rev. D.L. Hill and Dr. T.W. Young officiating. Burial will be in the Henry Cemetery with McPeters Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
She leaves her parents Mr. and Mrs. Joe Gray of Corinth; one son, Frank Cotton of Pittsburg, PA; two brothers, Alton Gray of Corinth and Paul Gray of Warrington, FL, three sisters, Mrs. Jessie Parker of Memphis, TN, Mrs. Carrmen Harrison of Los Angeles, CA, and Mrs. Olivia Dickson of Warrington, FL; and other relatives.
Pallbearers will be Paul Jones, Herring Joyce, Lester King, Frank Buchanan, Herman Nelms, Harry Small, Jimmie Biggers and Leroy Scott.
The Daily Corinthian
Oct. 7, 1947