Rev. Elijah Balentine officiated at the services. Burial followed in New Jenny Ridge Cemetery.
Mrs. Cothran died on Saturday, October 7, 2006, at 8:05 p.m., at Murray-Calloway County Hospital.
Mrs. Cothran was born on February 14, 1916. She was the daughter of the late Robert and Ocie O’Brien Lofton.
Mrs. Cothran was a member of New Jenny Ridge Pentecostal Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Lee “Bill” Cothran; three sons, Thomas Earl Cothran, Bobby Gene Cothran, and Ephrom “Ed” Cothran; brother, Tommy Lofton; four sisters, Lourachel Lofton, Mae Higgins, Inez Cothran, and Mahtel Turner; grandson, Trency Allen; and a great-grandchild, Dusty Cothran II.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Ruenell and Bennie Allen of Cadiz; a sister, Dallie Mitcheson of Murray; a sister-in-law, Evelyn Lofton of Paducah; nine grandchildren; and several great- and great-great-grandchildren.