Funeral services for Mr. Charles Cotton will be held on Thursday, October 12, 2023 at 11:00 A.M. in Latham's Chapel Baptist Church near Medina with Bro. Tommy Stutts officiating. Burial will follow in Latham's Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be at Repogle-Lawrence Funeral Home in Medina on Wednesday, October 11, 2023 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM and at the church an hour before the service time.
Mr. Cotton of Medina, TN passed away at West Tennessee Healthcare Rehabilitation Hospital Cane Creek at the age of 91 on Monday, October 9, 2023.
Charles was born in Lavinia, Tennessee to the late Richard Haywood Cotton and the late Eunnie McFarland Cotton. He attended Medina High school and graduated in 1951. He served in the United States Army in France from 1954 until 1956.
Mr. Cotton was a faithful employee of the Milan Army Ammunition Plant for 35 years. Charles was also an avid sportsman. He hunted, fished, and waterskiied.
What he enjoyed most, though, was camping. He and his bride of 55 years, Reba Doris Young Cotton, spent many weekends with fellow campers at Piney Campground. Not only did the Cottons enjoy camping, but they traveled extensively throughout the United States including Alaska and Hawaii.
Charles was preceded in death by his wife, Reba Doris Cotton, his parents, and his sister, Elizabeth Coleman.
He is survived by several nieces and nephews: Alice Harville, Columbia, TN, Dennis Tucker, Martin, TN, Keith Tucker, Janet Johnson, Judy Martin, Greenfield, TN, Jeffrey Smith, Seymour, TN, Jeffrey Coleman, Johnny Coleman, Atwood, TN, Jerry Coleman, Trezevant, TN; 21 great nieces and nephews; and several great-great nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers to serve are; Keith Martin, Glen Johnson, Keith Tucker, Bradley Tucker, Mark Harvill, Tucker Hensley.
Honorary pallbearers are; Guy Coleman, Richard Burress, Bo Beard, James Torrance, Terra Spencer, Frankie Akins, Charles Darty, Larry Willis, Paul Replogle.