Mrs Lanita Doris Cross Cotney — 1943-2019

Published 4:13 pm Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Mrs. Lanita Doris Cross Cotney, 75, of Valley, passed away on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at her residence.  She was born on June 29, 1943, in Texas.

Mrs. Cotney is survived by her children Tammy Lynn Cotney Hatchett and Bogey (Cyndee) Cotney; her grandchildren Bruce Cotney, Adrian James Monroe, and Lanita Sunshine Martinez Cotney; her great-grandchild Hayden James Monroe; her sister Cindy Cross (Larry) Skipper; her sisters-in-law Billie Joyce Cross, LaVerne Cotney and Saundra Hood; her brother-in-law David Cotney; and her niece Ashley Skipper.

She was preceded in death by her parents Elmer Cross and Annie Cross; her husband Gerald Cotney; and her brother Rayford Cross.

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Mrs. Cotney was a member of The Upper Room Church in Valley. She was committed to her church and the gospel and was always willing to serve if needed. She loved her God, her children and grandchildren and her grand dog BoBo.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. ET on Friday, June 28, 2019, at The Upper Room Church in Valley.  Interment will follow in Resthaven Cemetery.  Pastor Bogey Cotney and Minister David Copeland will officiate.  The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home in Valley.

Visit to leave a condolence for the family, to share a memory of Mrs. Cotney or to light a Remembrance Candle in her memory.

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley is directing.