LOWNDES COUNTY — Betty “Susie” McCottrell Whitfield, 60, died Jan. 1, 2018, in Columbus. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Oak Grove MB Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from noon till 5 p.m. at Lee-Sykes Funeral Home of Columbus. Ms. Whitfield was born in Lowndes County on Dec. 5. 1957, to the late Laura Sloan and Lawrence McCottrell. She was a member of Oak Grove MB Church. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Allen McCottrell of Columbus and John L. McCottrell of Detroit, Michigan; sisters, Louise Fulgam, Daisy McCottrell and Helen McCottrell, all of Columbus. She is survived by her sons, Michael L. Whitfield Sr. of Columbus and Jeffery Williams of Huntington Beach, California; sisters, Doris Jean Hughes of Palm Bay, Florida and Rosie McCottrell of Columbus; brothers, George McCottrell of Palm Bay, Florida and Davie Morris of Columbus; and seven grandchildren.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on January 12, 2018
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