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 Olney Bliss “Ollie” Cotten

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Olney Bliss “Ollie” Cotten

  • Birth 5 Sep 1884 Van Alstyne, Grayson County, Texas, USA
  • Death 12 May 1943 Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Bartlesville, Washington County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Plot Section 13
  • Memorial ID 68562001

McCallister Announces:


Funeral services for Mr. Olney Bliss Cotten*, 58 years old, who passed away at Beaumont, Texas Wednesday morning, will be held at 3 p. m. today at the First Baptist church with Rev. N. D. Timmerman officiating. Interment will be made in Memorial Park cemetery.

Survivors include: Mrs. O. B. Cotten, the widow; three daughters, Mrs. Jack Cunningham, Okmulgee, Okla.; Mrs. Charles Smith, Bridgeport, Conn.; and Mrs. Carl Berryman, Beaumont, Tex.; three sons, Travis Cotten, Bartlesville, Okla.; O. B. Cotten, Jr.*, U. S. Army, Dallas, Tex. and John Cotten, prison of war in the Philippines; two sisters, Mrs. Truman Miller, Bartlesville, Okla., and Mrs. Lura Neill, Van Alstyne, Tex.; two brothers, Bertie Cotten, Sherman, Tex., and T. A. Cotten, McCamey, Tex.; four granddaughters, Kathy and Sally Smith and Nancy Ann and Linda Jane Berryman.

Casketbearers will be: M. D. Smith, G. R. Holmes, Charles Humphrey, J. S. Lawrence, Adrian Perkins and J. B. McHugh.


Bartlesville Morning Examiner - Sun 16 May 1943, p. 11


Olney Bliss Cotton was commonly called "Ollie." His son, O. B. Cotten, is indicated as "Jr." This is incorrect. The son's full name is Olney Byron Cotten, and he was called, "O.B."

corrections by Nancy G





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  • Originally Created by: Joe Todd
  • Added: 18 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 68562001
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Olney Bliss “Ollie” Cotten (5 Sep 1884–12 May 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 68562001, citing Memorial Park Cemetery, Bartlesville, Washington County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Chad Eugene Schneider (contributor 47480845) .