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Barbara Alice Cotten, 85 of Midway, WV passed away at home on Saturday November 11, 2017.
Born April 7, 1932 in Pemberton, WV, she was the daughter of the late Vicie Ola (Bowman) McVey and Remus Haskell McVey.
Barbara graduated from Stoco High School in 1949 and served as a member of the Womens Auxiliary at Midway First Church of God. She was Assistant VP for the Bank President at Raleigh County National Bank. In her spare time she loved to cook, play piano, crochet and sing.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her sister, Verna Belle McVey; and brother, William Rey McVey.
Those left to cherish her memory include her husband, John C. Cotten Jr.; son, Roy A. DeWeese Jr. and wife Tracey; daughter, Diana L. (DeWeese) McKinney; sisters, Faye Bolen, Twila Haynes, Peggy Hart and Husband Ed; brother, Benny McVey; grandchildren, J.R. Stinnette, Kristyn Stinnette, Roy (Trae) DeWeese, Morgan R. DeWeese, Allison M. Swope, Jeremy S. Kuehn; great-grandchildren, Katelyn Waltemyer, Sydnie Madison Stinnette, Naeomey Stinnette, Ellie DeWeese, Brynlie Swope, Lauren Swope, Paxton DeWeese, Gabe Swope, Henry DeWeese.
JR Stinnette, Mike Willett, Scott Bolen, Jay Borror, Skyler Johnson, Cody Johnson and Trae DeWeese will serve as pallbearers.
Services will be held at 1:00 pm on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Midway First Church of God, Midway, WV. Burial will follow at McVey Cemetery.
Friends may gather with the family on Thursday from 11 1 PM at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family would like to request donations be made to the Midway First Church of God Drawer L Midway, WV 25878, or Hospice of Southern West Virginia @ P.O. Box 1472 Beckley, WV 25802 in Memory of Barbara Cotten
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.blueridgefuneralhome.com
Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive Beckley, WV.
Published on November 14, 2017
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