MACON — Emma “Mammy” Cotton Brown, 99, died Jan. 3, 2013, at Noxubee General Hospital. Services are Saturday at 1 p.m. at Union Chapel Baptist Church with James Rice officiating. Burial will follow in Union Chapel Cemetery, Visitation is today from 1-5 p.m. at Lee-Sykes Funeral Chapel. Mrs. Brown was born April 1, 1912, to the late Zeke Cotton and Lucy Henly Cotton. She was a member of Union Chapel MB Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by six sisters; and four brothers. Survivors include her sons, J.C. Doss of Brooksville and Joe Thomas Doss of St. Louis; sister, Queenster Edward of Columbus; brother, Jeffery McCarter of Sturgis; 22 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren and 63 great-great-grandchildren.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on January 11, 2013
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