Blanche Mae Cotton
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Blanche Mae Cotton
  • November 20, 1926 - December 13, 2017
  • East Peoria, Illinois

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EAST PEORIA - Blanche Mae Cotton, 91, of East Peoria passed away very peacefully at 1 p.m. Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at her residence, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on November 20, 1926, in Marion County, Alabama, the daughter of Clyde and Jettie Johnson Ritchie. She married L.T. Cotton on March 5, 1943, in Aberdeen, MS. He preceded her in death on March 17, 1994.
Blanche is survived by her children, Barbara "Annette" Nobles of Bloomington, Ralph (Karen) Cotton of Peoria and Janet Delp of East Peoria; nine grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Ken Ritchie; and one sister, Donna Ritchie.
She was also preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, two brothers and one grandson, Kevin Rutledge.
Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, December 19, 2017, at Remmert Funeral Home. Visitation will be one hour prior. Pastor Leah Grayer will officiate. Entombment will be in American Mausoleum.
Memorials may be made to The Disabled Veterans Charities.
To view Blanche's memorial page or leave an online condolence, please go to www.remmertfuneralhome.com.