Deloris Ann Cotten

April 22, 1943-June 21, 2022


Deloris Ann Cotten, 79, of Crawfordsville, passed away peacefully June 21, 2022, at Franciscan Health Lafayette East. 

She was born April 22, 1943, at Crawfordsville, the daughter of Cyril T. and Virginia F. Mahaska. She married Donald H. Cotten on Oct. 11, 1985, and he survives. 

Deloris had worked for Crown Cork and Seal, as well as the Moose Lodge for many years. She and her husband, Donald, loved going to flea markets and had an Antique business for several years. 

She is survived by sister Pamela Dickerson, Dayton, Indiana; daughters, Victoria Brown, Waveland, Michelle (David) O’Hair, Martinsville, and Jennifer (Mark) Nicholson, Mansfield, Georgia; step-sons, Thomas Cotten, Mississippi, Ronald Cotten, Crawfordsville and Timothy Cotten, New Market; and several loving nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved her family dearly.

Deloris was preceded in death by her parents; son,William Phillips; step-son John Cotten; sister Janet Hoskins; and brothers, Cyril Jr., Charles and James Mahaska.

Cremation was chosen with a memorial service at 4 p.m. Monday, June 27 at Oak Hill Cemetery North (Cremation Garden). Friends may call 3:30-4 p.m. Monday at the cemetery with burial to follow.

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