Originally created 07/31/98

Mrs. Mary Cottle



SYLVANIA, Ga. -- Mrs. Mary Katherine "Granny" Cottle, 74, died Thursday, July 30, 1998, at her residence.

The funeral will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at Thompson Strickland Waters Funeral Home with the Rev. Carlton Weaver officiating. Burial will be at 3 p.m. in Lafayette Memorial Park, Fayetteville, N.C.

Mrs. Cottle, a native of Mount Olive, N.C., was owner and operator of Cottle's Grocery, Fayetteville.

Survivors include three sons, Rock Cottle, Fayetteville, James Earl Cottle, Raeford, N.C., and Terry M. Cottle, Augusta; a daughter, Ann C. Mock, Sylvania; four brothers, Hubert Davis, Fitchburg, Mass., Calvin Davis, Denver, Franklin Davis, Texas, and Eldrich Davis, Elizabethtown, N.C.; two sisters, Eloise D. Osborne and Annie Mae McWhorter, both of Fayetteville; and eight grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

Honorary pallbearers will be staff and employees of St. Joseph Home Health Care and employees and officers of Sylvania Police Department.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.