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Thursday, June 4, 2020
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Friday, June 5, 2020
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Mrs. Shelby Jean Cole Cothran, 80, of Ruckersville Circle, Elberton, wife of 45 years to James Charles “Jimmy” Cothran, passed away on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, at her residence.
Mrs. Cothran was born in Starr, SC on December 10, 1939, daughter of the late Henry J. Cole and Minnie Yeargin Cole. She had worked as a spinner in the textile industry and retired as manager of Hometown Video. She was a member of Ruckersville United Methodist Church and loved flowers and cats.
Survivors include her husband, Jimmy; son, Jimmy Cole of Elberton; step-children: Pamela and Jerry Frady and Randall Cothran, both of Lavonia; brother, JB Cole of Anderson; five step-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her sister, Bernice Cann.
Graveside services will be held on Friday, June 5, at 11 o’clock in the Ruckersville United Methodist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Thomas Moon officiating.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends at Berry Funeral Home from 6:00-8:00p.m. on Thursday, June 4.
Flowers are accepted and contributions may be made in her memory to the Ruckersville United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund.
Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at www.berryfh.com.
Berry Funeral Home & Crematory of Elberton is respectfully in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Shelby Jean Cole Cothran.