Sadie Elura Cotton, 88 of Warsaw, Indiana, died at 9:55 pm September 6, 2011 at home surrounded by her children and grandchildren.
She was born September 22, 1922, in Warsaw, to Richard Claven and Lydia Baker Gilbert. On January 17, 1941, in Warsaw, she married Charles Edward Cotton Sr., who preceded her in death on July 27, 2005.
A lifetime Warsaw resident, she was worked for 7 years at Warsaw Community High School as a cook and was also a housewife. She was a life member of American Legion Auxiliary Post #258, Pierceton and the VFW Post #1126, Warsaw.
She is survived by three children, Ed (and spouse Barbara) Cotton Jr., Warsaw and Max Wayne (and spouse Ray Costa) Cotton, Syracuse, New York and Mary Jane (and spouse Dick) Harrell, Etna Green; 12 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; 4 great-great grandchildren; 1 brother-in-law, Eugene Cotton, Pierceton and several nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by her parents, 6 brothers, 1 sister and 1 great grandchild.
Services will be at 11:00 am Monday, September 12, 2011 at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw with Chaplain Bob Jarboe officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Pierceton. Calling hours will be 1:00 5:00 pm Sunday, September 11, 2011 at the funeral chapel.
Memorial contributions are to be made to Kosciusko Homecare and Hospice Inc., 1515 Provident Drive, Suite #250, Warsaw, Indiana 46580.