Feb. 26, 1936-Sept. 15, 2019

Funeral services for Jack Cotton will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18 at Central Baptist Church in Robeline where he has been a long-time active member of the church. Funeral services will be officiated by Bro. Claude Weatherford. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.

Jack was born Feb. 26, 1936, to Joab and Elizabeth Cordova Cotton in Robeline and passed away peacefully Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, at the age of 83.

He served four years in the United States Air Force.

He was a long-time resident of Keithville. He was employed at AMF Beard Industries and later became owner and proprietor of A-1Fence and Power Wash. He always had a great love for his family, especially his grandchildren. Jack never met a stranger and was always willing to help others.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joab and Elizabeth Cotton; mother-in-law, Opal Clower, and father-in-law, JP Clower; siblings, twins Jean and Jane Cotton, Arthur Cotton, Bessie Hayes, Joab Cotton Jr., James Cotton, Theodore Cotton, Elizabeth Leach, Brandon Cotton and Pete Cotton; and great-granddaughter, Zoe Cotton.

He is survived by his high school sweetheart, wife of 65 years, Marjo Clower Cotton; sons, Jackie Cotton of Robeline and Bart Cotton and wife Jeanie of Natchez; daughter, Jacquetta Tanner and husband Michael of Robeline; grandchildren, Brian Cotton, Erin Ramsey and husband Matt, Colin Carroll and husband Beau, Kinsey Kelly and husband Robert, Codie Goings and husband Wade, Brent Tanner and wife Kelli, J.P. Cotton and wife Staci, and Clarke Tanner and wife Rebekah; 15 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; siblings, Curtis Cotton, Ray Cotton and wife Dorothy, Bo Cotton and Dolly Miller; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Those honored to serve as pallbearers are Sean Clark, Charles Cotton III, David Cotton, Huey Cotton Jr., Randy Leach, Gary Miller, Joe Miller and Aaron Myers.