Willie Mae Girtley, a homemaker, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at her residence. She was 81 years old. Ms. Girtley was a native and resident of Baton Rouge, LA. She was the daughter of the late Willie Brown, Lucille W. Cotton and Edward Cotton, Sr. Wife of the late Pinckney Girtley. Sister of Edward Cotton, Jr. (Annie) of Houston, TX, Jessie Cotton (Rosie), Gloria James (Isadore), Alvin Cotton of Baton Rouge, LA and Blanche Beasley of San Francisco, CA. Ms. Girtley was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Geraldine Kennedy and Bessie Brown, 2 sisters-in-law, Jessie Mae Meredith, Eleanor Cotton, 2 brothers-in-law, Herman Kennedy and Fred Beasley, and 5 nephews, Rodrick Cotton, Eric Brown, Shawn Dawson, Patrick Kennedy and Leonard Brown. She is survived by a devoted friend and neighbor, Yvonne, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Relatives and friends of the family, are invited to attend the funeral service on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at Rhodes United Fidelity Funeral Home, 2929 Scenic Hwy., Baton Rouge, at 10:00 a.m. Visitation from 8-10:00 a.m., Rev. Percy Howard and Pastor Jerry B. Dixion officiating. Interment in McDonough Cemetery, Gretna, LA. Arrangements entrusted to Rhodes United Fidelity Funeral Home.