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Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Rebecca Cottrell

   Rebecca Viers Cottrell was born to James and Elizabeth Noble on November 15, 1859, in Fulton County, Ohio, and died January 24, 1944, at the home of her son, Jacob M. Cottrell, 185 South Shirley Ave., Pontiac, after a week's illness. She was married to Manley Cottrell in 1882 and lived near Lyons, Ohio, until 1894, when they moved to Gladwin county and settled on their farm at Dundas Corners, now owned by Herbert French.

   They continued to live on this farm and in Beaverton where Mr. Cottrell owned and operated a meat market until May 1914 when they moved on a farm near Holly, Michigan. The following year they moved to Pontiac where she has resided since. Mr. Cottrell preceded her in death on March 11, 1929. Mrs. Cottrell was a member of the Church of Christ and was also a member of the Maccabees.

   Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Ethel Ankney of Lansing, Mrs. Gladys Boone, of Detroit; two sons, James N. Cottrell, of Beaverton, and Jacob M. Cottrell of Pontiac; one brother, Charles O. Noble, of Detroit; fourteen grandchildren, several great grandchildren and one great great grandchildrn.

   Funeral services were held Wednesday at 3 p.m. at the Huntoon Funeral Home with the Rev. Richard C. Hawkins officiating and burial was in Perry Mount Park cemetery.

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Perry Mount Park Cemetery
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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