Funeral for Martha J. Cottingham, 69, of Danville will be Saturday, March 11, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Parkway Funeral Home with Brother Nelson Tucker officiating. Burial will be in East Lawrence Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be tonight from 6 to 8 at the funeral home.
Mrs. Cottingham, who died Wednesday, March 8, 2017, was born June 2, 1947, to Levi Garrett and Dean Blevins Garrett. She was a member of New Center Baptist Church in Trinity. She enjoyed making flower arrangements, growing flowers and vegetables. She also enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. She was a kind person with a very loving heart. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles “Bud” Cottingham; one son, Randy Cottingham and her parents.
Survivors include four sons, Lynn (Sherry) Cottingham, Jeff Cottingham, Eugene (Kathy) Cottingham and Jake (Diann) Cottingham; three daughters, Linda (Randall) Borden, Gail (Keith) Stricklin and Teresa (Mike) Uptain; one brother, Leo Garrett; seven grandchildren, two stepgrandchildren, six great-grandchildren, five stepgreat-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Brandon Stricklin, Justin Stricklin, Christopher Cottingham, Heath French, Winfred Wilhite and Keith Hamilton.