COTTLE, Beatrice Jul 10, 1931 – Oct 17, 2020

Beatrice Sharpton Cottle, 89, of Benton passed away Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020 at the Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind.
She was born in Cullman County, Ala. on July 10, 1931, the daughter of Oliver Richard and Bertha (McCurdy) Sharpton.
She married James H. Cottle on June 11, 1955 in Cullman, Ala.
Mrs. Cottle was a graduate of Cullman High School, and then attended Trevecca College in Nashville, Tenn., and attained her Bachelor’s Degree in Education. She was a teacher for many years, but her greatest and most rewarding achievement was being a faithful and supportive Pastor’s wife.
Mrs. Cottle is survived by her husband, Rev. James H. Cottle of Benton, Ill.; son, Jim Cottle and wife, Kerri of Benton; grandson, Brad Cottle of Benton; granddaughter, Bethany Cottle of Benton; three great-grandchildren, Braxton Cottle, Kalib and Addie Mayberry; one sister, Mary Ruth Guthrie and husband, Edwin of Logan, Ala.; three brothers, Edwin Sharpton of Logan; Billy Sharpton of Crane Hill, Ala.; Harold Sharpton and wife, Diane of Cullman, Ala.; several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Cottle was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Debbie Cottle; a sister, Mavis Sharpton; and a sister-in-law, Peggy Sharpton.
Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21 at the First Church of The Nazarene in Benton, Ill.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23 at the Moss Funeral Home in Cullman, with
visitation from 12 p.m. until time of funeral. Burial will be in Cullman City Cemetery.
Please visit to leave condolences for the family.
Moss Service Funeral Home directing.

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