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H.C. Cottner

August 23, 1944 ~ April 16, 2022 (age 77)


Mr. H.C. Cottner age 77 of Bells/Maury City, passed away Saturday, April 16, 2022 in Jackson Madison County General Hospital. 
He was born August 23, 1944 to the late Hobert Cletus Cottner and Zelma Lee Cupples Cottner.  Mr. Cottner was a member at Walnut Hill Baptist Church. He was a mechanic in Crockett County for almost seventy years and owned and operated a mechanic shop in Bells . He started working on tractors with his father when he was eight years old.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Cottner was preceded in death by his son, Chris Cottner; two brothers, Cletus Cottner and Tracy Cottner; sister, Gladys Cottner.

He is survived by his wife of fifty five years, Charlotte Freeman Cottner of Bells, Tennessee and two grandchildren, Zachary Cottner of Bells, Tennessee and Madison Cottner of Maury City, Tennessee  

Serving as Pallbearers: Chad Tritt, Edwin Freeman, John Edwards, Pete Turnage, Nicholas Turnage, and Wade Haynes 

Honorary Pallbearers: Sgt. Cedric Hart, Tracy Pooch Cottner, and Cletus Cottner  

A funeral service for Mr. Cottner will be conducted Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. in the sanctuary of Walnut Hill Baptist Church with Bro. Mike Waddey officiating and burial to follow in the Walnut Hill Church Cemetery. The Cottner family will receive friends at Walnut Hill Baptist Church on Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and resume on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the service hour.

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April 19, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Walnut Hill Baptist Church
1225 Walnut Hill Church Rd.
Bells, TN 38006

Funeral Service
April 20, 2022

11:00 AM
Walnut Hill Baptist Church
1225 Walnut Hill Church Rd.
Bells, TN 38006

April 20, 2022

12:00 PM
Walnut Hill Baptist Church Cemetery
1225 Walnut Hill Church Road
Bells, TN 38006

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