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Deanna Leigh Cotton

November 8, 1964 ~ December 25, 2020 (age 56)


Deanna Leigh Cotton, 56, of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Friday, December 25, 2020, at West Tennessee Healthcare-Dyersburg Hospital in Dyersburg, Tennessee.

Born Sunday, November 8, 1964 in Milan, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Jesse Lee "Buddy" Smith and Kathy Jane Pinson  Smith. Ms. Cotton was a sales representative for A & D Promotions.

Funeral services for Ms. Cotton will be held on Monday, December 28, 2020 at 5:30 PM in the Chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home. Officiating this service will be Pastor Joey Harryman.  Visitation will be Monday from 4:00 PM until 5:30 PM. Interment will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in McKenzie, Tennessee. Due to the current pandemic conditions and the family's concern for the health and welfare of others, you are asked to wear a mask for the visitation and services of Ms. Cotton.

She leaves to cherish her memory, one son, Thomas Allen "Allen" Cotton, Jr. (Angel) of Dyersburg, Tennessee; one daughter, April Leigh Ann Henson (Joshua) of Burlington, North Carolina; her mother, Kathy Jane Pinson Smith of Dyersburg, Tennessee; one brother, Bradley Scott Smith of Dyersburg, Tennessee; one sister, Andrea Kay Davis(Tracy) of Dyersburg, Tennessee and she was Grammy to her eight g-babies that she loved so much.

She was preceded in death by her father, Jesse Lee "Buddy" Smith.

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December 28, 2020

4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Johnson-Williams Funeral Home
239 East Main Street
Newbern, TN 38059

Funeral Service
December 28, 2020

5:30 PM
Chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home
239 East Main Street
Newbern, TN 38059

December 29, 2020

11:00 AM
Mt. Olivet Cemetery, McKenzie, Tennessee

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