Doris I Cottingham

September 4, 1927 ~ November 4, 2021 (age 94)


Doris I. Cottingham, 94, passed away on November 4, 2021 at Jersey Community Hospital. She was born on September 4, 1927 in Alton to Elsie Tarrant and Clairda Carpenter. She was married to Buss Cottingham until his death. She was a homemaker and a longtime member of New Beginnings Church in Bunker Hill. Doris is survived by her 2 grandchildren; her 7 great-grandchildren; her 11 great-great-grandchildren; her stepson: Ralph Gerdes, her dear friend: Marie Amison; and caregivers: Brenda Smith, Tamara Frost, and many others. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, son: Ronnie Carpenter, one great-grandson, and her special sister: Alta Hass.


Per her wishes she was cremated and services will be held at a later date.

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