Betty Lou Cotton, 91, of West Columbia, passed away on Monday, February 10, 2020 in Houston, Texas. She was born on June 5, 1928 in West Columbia, Texas to W. W. and Agnes (Orr) Hammond.
Betty was a member of the First Baptist Church of West Columbia. She sang in the choir and taught Sunday school in the Children's Department. Betty was also the secretary at West Columbia Elementary for many years.
The family will be receiving friends on Saturday, February 15, 2020 from 12:00 pm until 3:00 pm at Baker Funeral Home in West Columbia. A private family service will follow after.
Betty is survived by her daughter, Patricia Metcalf and husband, Scott; granddaughters, Lindsey Shults and husband, Brad, and Laura Cole and husband, Jeremy; great-grandchildren, Piper, Lincoln, Hunter, and Parker; sister, Lynda Bagwell and husband, Gary; nieces, Lynda Smith and Rita Dorsett; and nephews, Gary Bagwell and Ernest Cotton.
She is preceded in death by her parents, W. W. Hammond and Agnes Hammond; husband, Frank Cotton; and daughter, Diane Segelquist.
The family would like to give a special thank you to her caregivers, Krista Bryant, Marilyn Mayberry, April Mayberry, Sarah Holmes, and LaTonya Dailey.
The family requests that no flowers be sent. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Betty's name to the Columbia Christian Senior Center or the First Baptist Church.
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634 S Columbia Dr
West Columbia, TX 77486
Private family service to follow