T.C. Cothern

Published 5:00 am Wednesday, October 1, 2003

Services for T.C. Cothern of Jayess are 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct.1, at Powells Grove United Pentecostal Church with burial in thechurch cemetery. Wilson Funeral Home is in charge ofarrangements.

Mr. Cothern, 91, died Sept. 29, 2003, at his residence. He wasborn in Jayess on Jan. 2, 1912, to Ella Alexander Cothern and LouisCothern.

He was a retired mail carrier and farmer. He was an Armyveteran, and a member of Powell’s Grove United PentecostalChurch.

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Preceding him in death were his parents, three sisters and threebrothers.

Survivors are his wife, Lucy Verlee Cothern; his sons, Nicky T.Cothern of Jackson, and David Cothern of Jayess; his stepdaughter,Myra Nell Stamps of Hattiesburg; his stepson, Jimmy Dale Shoemakerof Hattiesburg; four grandchildren; 12 stepgrandchildren; and twogreat-great-grandchildren.