Feb. 22, 1928 – April 1, 2021

Funeral services for Mrs. Jeannie Barlow Porter Cotton, 93, of Bude, were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 3, 2021, from Franklin Funeral Home in Meadville with the Rev. Linda Fox officiating.

Burial followed in Midway Cemetery in Meadville.

Visitation was held from 9 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday at Franklin Funeral Home.

She was born to Mr. Luther Barlow and Mrs. Eugenia Moore Barlow on Feb. 22, 1928, in Bude, and passed from this life on Thursday, April 1, 2021, at her Bude residence.

She was a member of Grace Methodist Church in Natchez, and a long-time member of The Eastern Star’s Natchez Chapter No. 75.
She was a dedicated employee of Johns Manville where she retired after 30 years of service.

In addition, she and her late husband, Douglas, built and ran Little Meadows Square Dancing Hall in Bude for many years.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husbands, Douglas Owen Porter and Robert Cotton; her sister, Madge Barlow Seale and husband, Millard; her brother, Rayford Barlow and wife, Ruth, and great nephew, Kenneth Jordan.

Survivors include Ruthie Cochran; Ashley Hammack and husband, Casey; Harleigh Hammack; Brenda Jordan Bath; and Diane Jordan; her step-son, Rob Cotton and wife, Robin; her grandchildren, Allie Cotton, Emily Cotton Altazin and husband Kelly; and a very loved friend, Ruth Seal.

The family wishes to extend a special thanks to Jeanette Richardson and Rosie Smith along with Hospice Encompass for the love and compassion shown in taking care of all her needs.

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Franklin Funeral Home of Meadville was in charge of arrangements.

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