Arbin Geraldine Cottingham
On March 24, 2013, Arbin Geraldine Cottingham, 79, ended her earthy journey. Geraldine was born on January 20, 1934 in Arcadia, Louisiana to the late Malcolm Baker, Sr. and Verline Rushing. She was preceded in death by her brother, Malcolm Baker, Jr.(Melba Doris).
Geraldine graduated from Arcadia High School. She later moved to Jonesboro, Louisiana and wed Felton Cottonham in 1954. Unto this union, six children were born-Cass Cottingham(Loice), Bernadine Player(Michael-deceased), Ronald Cottonham-deceased(Diana), Shirley Davis, Angela Tademy(Richard), and Lisa Livingston(Roderick).
Her legacy of being a wonderful mother, unbeatable dominoes player, avid New Orleans Saints fan, and always starting each day with a steaming cup of coffee will never be forgotten by those who loved her.
She will always be loved and cherished by her 17 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren, all of whom she "spoiled rotten".
Funeral services for Arbin Geraldine Cottingham will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2013 at 10:00 a.m., Mt. Zillah Baptist Church, 215 Mt. Zillah Rd, Bienville, LA. The family will receive friends and family on Friday, March 29 from 6-7 p.m. at Paradise Funeral Home, 700 Pershing Hwy, Jonesboro, LA. Interment will be at Mt. Zillah Cemetery.