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Clara Jean Cottrell

November 29, 1931 May 27, 2014
Clara Jean Cottrell
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Obituary for Clara Jean Cottrell
Clara Jean Cottrell, 82 of Pikeville, passed away Tuesday May 27, 2014. She was born to the late Leonard and Beatrice Simmons on November 29, 1931. Clara Jean was of the Methodist faith and was a devoted member of the Mt. Crest UMC. Some of her favorite hobbies included gardening, planting flowers, and knitting hats and scarves.
She was preceded in death by her husband; Donald Austin Cottrell, son; Ronald Cottrell, and a brother; Dean Simmons.
Left behind to cherish Clara Jean’s memory is her daughter; Donna McMillen, a brother; Ralph Allen Simmons, grandchildren; Donnie (Stephanie) McMillen, Christina (John) Walsh, Rochelle (Ron) Hopkins, and Ronnie Cottrell, 9 great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, cousins, and many special friends.
A Celebration of Clara Jean’s life will be held at Mt. Crest UMC on Friday May 30, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. CST with Pastor Brian Williamson and Bro. Greg Bartley officiating. The family will receive friends on Thursday May 29th from 4-8 p.m. at Pikeville Funeral Home and again from 8-11 a.m. on Friday. Clara Jean will be brought to the church for one hour prior to her service on Friday.
Burial will be in the W.V. Frazier Cemetery.
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Pikeville Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.
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W.V. Frazier Final Resting Place

Beaver Hill Rd
Pikeville, TN 37367

Beaver Hill Rd Pikeville 37367 TN
United States

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