Octavia Marie Cotton

Octavia Marie Cotton passed away peacefully on Tuesday March 21, 2017 at the age of 100. Born on November 18, 1916 to Benjamin Davis and Mary Brown Davis. She was a native of New Orleans, La. After marriage to Booker T. Cotton, she spent most of her years in New Sarpy, La. She was a parishioner of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Destrehan, La. A faithful server of Christ.

Octavia (Ms.Tave) will be remembered by all who knew and loved her. Her children, Alfred (Ruby) and Jerry Cotton of New Sarpy, LA , Pauline Chatman of Laplace, La , Anthony Cotton of Ashland, KY, Brenda Decruise (Winston) of Brandywine, MD, Dollie Smothers of Atlanta, GA and a host of grandchildren great grandchildren, nieces, nephews cousins, relatives and friends.

Octavia is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Booker T. Cotton, her parents Benjamin and Mary Davis; her daughter Cecila Cotton; her son Joseph Cotton, Her siblings; Margaret Smith, Clarissa Thomas, Joseph Lanaux and Peter Lanaux; her granddaughter Shannon Bryant, three grandsons; Alfred Cotton Jr , Anthony” Tony” Cotton and Anthony” Poochie” Cotton; one great grand daughter, Sania Baham.

Complimentary viewing will take place on Thursday March 30, 2017 from 2-4pm at The Baloney Funeral Home, LLC located at 1905 W. Airline Hwy Laplace, Louisiana 70068. Funeral services will be held Friday March 31, 2017 at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church located at 13397 River Road Destrehan, La 70047.Viewing will be from 10:30am to 12:00 o’clock noon. Funeral services beginning at 12 noon. Father Thomas McCann officiating. Followed by burial held at Garden of Memories Cemetery located at 4900 Airline Drive Metairie, Louisiana 70001. Arrangements Entrusted to The Baloney Funeral Home, LLC 1905 W. Airline Hwy Laplace, La 70068 (985)224-8460. Condolences can be expressed at www.baloneyfuneralhome.com

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