October 22, 2021
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Janis Cotton

1947 – 2021

Funeral services for Janis Lee Northcutt Cotton, 74, of Emory, will be held on Friday, October 8, at 2:00 p.m. at Emory Assembly of God Church. Montie Parker will officiate. 

Interment will follow at Smyrna Cemetery in Emory. Pallbearers will be Jesse Oswalt, Elijah Brown, Bryan Ely, Josh Buck, Brad Northcutt, Brandon Northcutt, Dakota Groves and Eric Hickman. 

Mrs. Cotton died at home, surrounded by her family, on October 4, 2021. She was born August 8, 1947, to Alvin Lavon Northcutt and Zelma Lee Jennings in Dallas. She married Dickie Wayne Cotton on November 10, 1972. They cherished 21 years together before he passed in 1994.

Mrs. Cotton is survived by her daughters, Staci Lynn Ely and husband Bryan, and Melissa Cotton; grandchildren, Britni Lynn Buck and husband Joshua, Bailey J. Ramsey and husband Robby, Bethany Rae-Lynn Moran and husband Tyler, Jesse D.W. Oswalt and wife Jordyn, Elijah Seth Brown, Eric William Hickman, Levi Alexander Hickman, Gabriel Nicole Hickman; great-grandchildren, Knox Reed Oswalt, Beckett Lane Oswalt, Jayden Hickman, Emily Page, Jacqueline Grace Brumit; sisters, Ann Jarrett and Pam Henington; and brothers, Joe Northcutt and Johnny Mac Northcutt.

She was preceded in death by her husband; and parents.

In lieu of flowers, the family would like to request donations for admission to the first district home basketball game.

Arrangements are under the direction of Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.wilsonorwoskyfuneralhome.com

A visitation will be held on Thursday, October 7, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Wilson-Orwosky Chapel.