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Cathy Cotton

Cathy Renee Dyson Cotton was born on Nov. 27, 1961, by way of Roy and Alexzine Dyson Sr.

Cathy leaves to cherish her precious memories: her husband of 25 years, Larry “O’Neal” Cotton; her only son, Kylon “Boomer” Cotton Sr.; her grandchildren, Kylon Cotton Jr. and Lola “the dog;” five children in love, Elvery Peters, Iteonna Bell, Cierra Cotton, Turquoise Butler-Cotton and Kierra Williams; three siblings, Willie Robinson and Tyrounda Conerly, both of Franklinton, and Roy (Katrina) Dyson Jr. of LaPlace; her godmother, Cora Thompson; three godsisters and one godbrother, Shanda (Kenny), Lisa, Steven (Tania), Joy (Reginald); two aunts, Valdora (Joseph) Snedecor of Zachary, and Fredda Sherman of Houston, Texas; one great-aunt, Betty Dyson of Bogalusa; five nephews, Dayon, Roylayn Sr. (Vickie), DeQuantis, Roy III and Willique; seven nieces, Angel, Sebrina (Faheem), Jadelyn, Diamond, Biaundra (Jeffery), Kiaun and Angela (Randy); special nephew and godson, Roylayn Robinson Jr.; three godchildren, Courtney, Lexi and Kelby; her extended sisters and brothers, Gilda, Ginger, Stanley, Rhea and Gilbert; six children she cherished as her own, David “Tootie,” Ciji, Gigi, Alajide, Alaijwon and Shaniqua; three nieces she loved as her own, Amy (Quenzell) Spikes, Anastashia Young and Brian’Claire Frances; and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Alexzine Dyson Sr.; three sisters, Dorothy, Linda and Cynthia Dyson; and sister and best friend, Lori Burris.

A drive-through viewing will be held on Friday, Feb. 26, from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Crain and Sons Funeral Home in Franklinton.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, Feb. 27, at 2 p.m. at Sweet Home Church of Christ Holiness, USA, with the Rev. Kevin Golden, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow at Sweet Home Church Cemetery.

Crain and Sons Funeral Home of Franklinton is in charge of arrangements.