Rose Marie Cotton Talbott

Rose Marie Cotton Talbott, 63, of Lewisport, passed away February 17, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born April 27, 1956 in Lewisport to William Cotton and Lillian Cotton Jones. Rose enjoyed sewing, crafts, and music. She especially loved her momma, her girls, and her grandchildren. Rose was a fan of the Tennessee Volunteers, and of American Idol, but she was disappointed she did not get to find out who wins this season. Her family will remember her for being caring, giving, and strong.

Rose was preceded in death by her father, William Cotton; step-father, J.P. Jones; sister, Mary Ruth Gaw; and brother, Charles Bud Cotton.

She is survived by her mother, Lillian Cotton Jones; daughters, Amanda (Josh) Matthews and Lana (James) Bivens; grandchildren, Jordan, Marcus, Melanie, Nicolas, Jackson, Zachary, Lillian, Eva, Mary, Catherine, Isaac, and Killian; sisters, Katherine (Osa) Campbell and Donna (Claude) Flemming; and several nieces and nephews including, Barbara (Joe) Antelo, Vicky (Tim) Fredenburg, Brenda Conner, June Alvey, and David (Sherry) Cotton.

The funeral service will be 12pm Thursday at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. Burial will follow in Lewisport Cemetery. Visitation will be 10am until 12pm Thursday at the funeral home.

The family would like to give a special thank you to the oncology unit at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, especially to Rose’s nurse, Andrew, Dr. Prajapti, and Reverend David for the genuine care they extended to Rose.

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