A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered for Monterey Goux Cotten on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church with Fr. Scott Chemino officiating. Burial will be in the Pythian Cemetery under the direction of Melancon Funeral Home, Bunkie.
Mrs. Cotten, age 80, of Bunkie, passed away in her residence on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. She lived a truly Christian life and cared about everyone but herself. She was a lifelong member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church and was a member of the Altar Society and a past member of the Catholic Daughtres of America. She was also a substitute teacher.She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Cotten; her daughter, Mary Cotten; her parents, Alfred and Gladys Goux and her brother, Edgar Goux.
Survivors include her two sons, Al Cotten of Houston, TX and Billy Cotten of Bunkie; two brothers, Gladfred Goux of Bunkie and Larry Goux of Houston, TX and one grandson, Michael Lee Cotten.
We wish to extend our sincerest gratitude to everyone who cared for our mother for the past years. She considered the Bailey House her second home, and she will be surely missed by all. You all were a blessing to our family.
Visitation will be at Melancon Funeral Home, Bunkie on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013 from 9:30 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. Memorials may be made to St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church - P.O. Box 719 - Bunkie, LA 71322.