Students at Rust College, in the mid- sixties, remember brother Cottonreader as
he worked in the community of Holly Springs, Mississippi.
RB WAS TRULY A LEADER, I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER HOW YOU WANTED TO TAKE CARE OF THE LEAST OF THESE. THANK YOU REV.
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
May God Bless and comfort you at this time of bereavement. I met Rev R.B. and truly he will be missed. We never know what Angels God has placed in our misdt. I feel Honored and Blessed to have met such a Wonderful man and I thank him for being a ground solider in the civil rights movement but more than that A Soldier Of The Lord.
My condolences to the family and may you draw strength from the bible(1 peter 5;7).
May the God of comfort be with the family at this time of sadness.
U spent time with us and the family during the movement in 1970 in Coffeevile MS, and engaged in marches / rallies for segregation of this city schools. A great man of honor u were. God bless your family and the contd movement. Thank u for your work and help. Ain't gonna let nobody turm me roud" was a song he left with us. Maude, Faye, Tina,Ruby and Mr & Mrs Spencer.
Thanks for being a ground soldier for the civil rights movement. My prayers to the family. May God have mercy on your soul.
St.Paul AME Worship Center
I met "B" during my time, as a student, at Turner Theological Seminary. He loved and spoke fondly of his soulmate, Elmer and her daughter Diana. He was a tremendous blessing to the Civil Rights Movement.
To The Family of
We were so sorry to hear of your loss. The write up was right, a lot of us did not know him well.
But you did see him from time to time in many marches over the years, mostly with Hosea Williams.
He was a foot soldier for justice and his leagcy will live on.
Remembering Another Forgotten One (RIP)