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Mary Ruth Cotton

Tyler, Texas

Feb 10, 1923 – Apr 28, 2021 (Age 98)


February 10, 1923
April 28, 2021
Tyler, Texas


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Burks-Walker-Tippit Funeral Directors - Tyler Obituary

Services for Mary Ruth Cotton, 98, of Whitehouse will be held on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 11:00 am  at Whitehouse Church of Christ with Chris Detkos officiating.

Burial will follow at Whitehouse cemetery in Whitehouse  under the direction of Jackson's Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home.

Mary Ruth Cotton passed away on Wednesday April 27th, 2021 at her Home with Hospice of East Texas.

Mary Ruth Cotton was born February 10, 1923 in Concord TX to Charley and Ada Sharp.

Ruth Cotton, who was preceded in death by All of her Brothers and Sisters including the Love of her Life Willie Ray Cotton, went to meet Jesus our Lord and Savior on May 4th 2021. She was a Homemaker and an Excellent Seamstress. She and Daddy enjoyed camping, fishing and traveling together. 

Ruth is survived by Robin Morris, daughter, Jason Morris, grandson and wife Alisha Morris and great grandchildren Gage and Beckett. Nicole Morris Howard, granddaughter, and husband Patrick Howard and greatgrandchildern Seth Garrett and Sassy.

Ruth is also survived by Stephen Cotton, son and Alicia Cotton Illetschko, granddaughter and husband Jimmy Illetschko and great grandchildren Mason and Shea Illetschko, Weston Cotton, grandson, Marie Cotton, granddaughter, Bonnie Cotton Fields, granddaughter. 

Pallbearers will be Jason Morris, Patrick Howard,  Weston Cotton, Michael EriKsson, Doug Yates, Daniel Dupree

Visitation is scheduled from 10:00-10:50 AM on Tuesday May 4th, 2021 at Whitehouse Church of Christ.

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Ruth was a sweet neighbor when our kids were growing up. Our sympathy to the family.