MARY ELIZABETH COTTEN TOLLE
1923 KY – 2012 KY
Maysville, Mason Co., KY—Tuesday, 12 June 2012
VANCEBURG—Mary E. Tolle, 88, of Oak Street, passed away with
her family by her side Tuesday, June 12, 2012, at 4:05 a.m., at her home after
an extended illness.
Mrs. Tolle was born in Garrison, Sept. 7, 1923,
to the late James Leonard and Annie Jane Fyffe Cotten. She was an assistant
post master for Garrison, and also was a homemaker and bookkeeper for Gayle
Denham. She was a member of the Daughters of American Revolution, and a member
of the First Family of Tennessee. She was also a Kentucky Colonel.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold
Tolle on July 10, 2007; four brothers, John Cotten, Herbert Cotten, William
Ernest Cotten and Wilburn Cotten.
She is survived by two brothers, Oliver Cotten
of Florence, Ala., and Harlan Cotten of Maysville; and many nieces and nephews.
Services will be Thursday, June 14, 2012, at 1
p.m., at Gaydos Funeral Home with Paul Ray Etterling officiating.
from Lewis County Memory Gardens, Vanceburg, Lewis Co., KY—www.findagrave.com
granted by the photographer, JFINK
NOTES: SSDI records do not list her death.
Mary’s most distant and only Alford ancestor is
her maternal great-great-grandmother, Annie Alford, 1809 NC–1884 KY, who
married John Fyffe.