Felton Cottonham, 78, a long time resident of Jackson parish passed away Friday, October 26, 2012. Felton was a veteran of the Korean War and a dedicated employee of Stone Container for over 40 years. After he retired, he worked at Wal-Mart in Jonesboro for more than 10 years.
Felton was a member of Traveler's Rest Missionary Baptist Church and was a respected member of the deacon board.
He maintained an active social life with friends, family, neighbors and church members throughout his life.
He was preceded in death by his son Ronald and parents, Artis and Eva Cottonham. He is survived by five children, Cass Cottingham (Loice), Bernadine Player, Shirley Davis, Angela Tademy (Richard), Lisa Kennedy; eight brothers and sisters, seventeen grandchildren, nieces, nephews and their families and his many friends.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 3, 2012, 11:00 a.m. at Traveler's Rest Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Zettie Moore, Jr. officiating.
Friends may visit with the family November 2 from 6:00pm-7:00pm at Paradise Funeral Home in Jonesboro. Burial will be at the church cemetery.