Sallie Foster Washington Cotton

01/15/1933 - 02/22/2018

Obituary for Sallie Foster Washington Cotton

To this world she was Mrs. Sallie Cotton. To her family she was a lovely mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great great grandmother, sister, aunt, great aunt, and cousin. To others, she was Mrs. Pretty, Mrs. Sal or Sister Cotton. And so her legacy and story unfolds.

Sallie Foster Washington Cotton was born January 15, 1933 to the late Sallie Foster and Dozier Foster. She confessed Christ at an early age and joined North Star Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. E.L. Newton and there she served as a faithful member of the choir, mother’s board, and President of Mission until her health failed her at Jackson Hospital on February 22, 2018.

Proceeding her in death were her sisters, Emily Rivers, Sopie Tell, Usher Mae, Rosia Tellis, brothers, Prince Foster, Floyd Foster, and Jimmy Dawson, son, Sandy Kimbrough Jr. and 3 gradnsons, Dequan Washingtonm, Sandy Kimbrough III, and Johnny Foster Jr.

She leaves to cherish her memories, four daughters, Delquiency Little of Michigan, Elizabeth Washington, Shirley Washington, and Janice Washington all of Montgomery, AL. Four sons, Johnny Foster, Kenneth (Patricia) Washington of Montgomery, AL. Donald (Diane) Washington, Atmore, AL. and Ronald Washington of GA. sister, Annette McCain of Atlanta, GA; 11 grandaughters, Jaquella Washington, Charlotte Washington, Christal (Antonio) Rogers, Litasha Washingtonm, Lakenya Washington and Shuntae Savage all of Montgomery, AL. Kertina Kimbrough and Sarah Little both of Michigan. Shundrika (Nectesshe) Draw, Nevaeh Washington and Ikaria Washington all of GA. 8 grandsons, Christopher Washington, Cody Washington, Marquis Washington, Matthew Washington, Lamar Foster and Lidono Foster all of Montgomery, AL. Ronald Washington Jr. of GA. and Smith Kimbrough of Michigan. 26 great grands, 3 great great grands, 2 special and devoted friends, Mrs. Lilly Hopper and Linda Caldwell and a host of nieces, great nieces, nephews, great nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

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  1. Santina Phifer says

    You will be missed dearly continue to watch over your family!!! Gone but never forgotten 😘😘

  2. Rhonda Wyman says

    You will truly be missed. RIH Sweet Angel.

  3. Koaleshia says

    RIH u will be truly missed .

  4. Anonymous says

    Your gone but not forgotten…Rest on Ms. Shirley…Your girls have a very special angel watching over them nowπŸ˜‡πŸ™ŒπŸΎπŸ™ŒπŸΎ

  5. Anonymous says

    You Was always Smiling and the Love you had for your kids was Awesome I’m sure Taylor will miss you

  6. Anonymous says

    You will be missed!!!

  7. Annie Wright says

    Your gone but never be forgotten…You will be truly missed by your family and friends❀😘

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  9. Anonymous says

    Fly on Angel, Fly on!! RIH.

  10. Alisha pickett says

    Will be missed but never forgotten love u always love rest up friend 😘😘😘😘

  11. Doris Shuler says

    I will not say good bye Shirley, I will only say good night!! REST IN GOD’S ARMS FRIEND πŸ’™β€πŸ’™β€πŸ’–

  12. Dianne Jackson says

    You’ll kept God first and stand in his Faith! Shirley will be missed. Shirley had such a sweet spirit that would help anyone. Much love from Shirley’s family and friends of the St. James neighborπŸ’πŸ™πŸ½

  13. Linda Lewis says

    I will always cherish all of those fond and sweet memories of you in my heart. Rest well my love rest well.

  14. Renalda says

    May my Beautiful big sis rest in paradise, you will be truly missedπŸ™πŸΎπŸ˜˜πŸ˜ͺ your lil sis Renalda

  15. Tan stone says

    Fly on Bianca and Nella angel fly on

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