Melvin Cotton, Sr.

Honea Path – Melvin Levi Cotton, Sr., widower of Karlene Marie Miller Cotton, of Latimer Mill Road, died Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at his home.


Born in Charlotte, MI, he was a son of the late Elgin and Vida Fisher Cotton. He was retired from Lansing State Journal.

Surviving are: three sons, Melvin Cotton, Jr., of Belding, MI, Todd Cotton of Charlotte, MI, and Matthew Cotton of Hudson, Fl; his daughter, Tonya Wehr of the home; two sisters, Elizabeth Wheaton and Patricia Burley, eleven grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Mr. Cotton is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, two brothers, Wallace Cotton and Lynwood Cotton, and a sister, Shirley Cotton.

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