Mildred Louise Cotton Monk, 89, of Tehuacana, TX, entered her heavenly home on April 18, 2018 at Parkview Regional Hospital in Mexia,TX. She was surrounded by her loved ones. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, April 20, 2018 at the First Baptist Church, Mexia with Rev. Dale McDaniel and Rev. Chris Rowe officiating. A private graveside service will follow at the Mexia Cemetery. Grandsons, Brandon Ford, Bradley Ford, Bryan Cotton, Esteban Ybarra, Mark Rogers, Jesse Fuentes and step-grandsons, Scott and Colby Santana will serve as pallbearers. Visitation with the family will be 6-8 p.m., Thursday, at Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home. Mildred was a very outgoing person. She was loving, caring and had a beautiful smile. She was a faithful Christian who loved the Lord, her family and friends. She also loved her beloved dog, Goldie. Mildred was born in Frosa, TX on October 8,1928, to Ross Miller Russell and Georgie Mae Moses. She is survived by husband Claude L. Monk, son, Ronald Cotton of Mexia, son and wife, Stanley and Belinda Cotton of Mexia, daughter and husband, Linda and James (Billy) Ford of Silver City, daughter-in-law, Betty Cotton of Kirven, Joy Cotton of Franklin, TN, sisters Dorothy Jean Espinola of Killeen and Barbara Jean McKnealy of Houston, brother and wife, Leonard and Daisy Moses of Waco. Many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Mildred was a member of many clubs, such as Mexia Lions Club in which she was a past president also. She was a member of the Mexia State School Volunteer Council. She was also a past president and active member. She was a member of Providence Hospice, Friends of the Library, Mexia Garden Club, Mexia Women's Friday Club, Member of Tehuacana Baptist Church since 1954. She was preceded in death by her parents: Leonard & Georgie Mae Moses, son, Rodger Cotton, Husband of 55 years, Woodrow Cotton, great grandson, Stormy Smith and father, Ross Miller Russell.
Thursday, April 19th, 2018 6:00pm - 8:00pm, Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home
Friday, April 20th, 2018 2:00pm, First Baptist Church-Mexia