Mary Ellen Cottrell

June 30, 2015

Mary Ellen Cottrell, 80

Mary Ellen Cottrell, 80, of Frankfort passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at St. Vincent Frankfort Hospital. She was born March 9, 1935 in Harlan, Kentucky to Olin and Emily (Dash) Bonham.  She married Chester H. Cottrell on March 14, 1950 in Kentucky and he preceded her in death on March 15, 1996.

Mary and Chester moved to Frankfort in 1955 where she was a homemaker.  She worked for Del Monte Canning Factory and then for Unelectric in Frankfort.  She was a member of the Victory Chapel Church.

Visitation and Services

A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, July 3, 2015 at Archer-Weston Funeral & Cremation Center. Friends may visit from 1 p.m. until the time of service at 3 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Bunnell Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made in Mary’s honor to the Clinton County Humane Society with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Survived by:

Sons: Charles E. (Susie) Cottrell, Larry W. (Terri) Cottrell, Eddie L. Cottrell, and Randy D. (Tina) Cottrell; Daughter: Carolyn S. (Chris) Martin all of Frankfort; Brothers: Jim Bonham of Caywood, KY, Ray Bonham of Cincinnati, OH, Ken Bonham of Lebanon, OH, Jack Bonham of London, KY, Gary Bonham of Frankfort, and Dennis Bonham of Sterling Heights, MI; Sisters: Sue Creech of Bledsoe, KY, Barb Carroll of Roseville, MI, Diane Durbin of Arlington, TX, Linda Epperson of Baxter, KY; Grandchildren: Craig Cottrell, Stacie Spires, Erin Mattingly, Elizabeth Cottrell, Amanda Wright, Brandon Cottrell, Brittanie Mosson, Amber Anderson, Alisha Martin, Alea Martin, Regina Cottrell, and Josh Cottrell; Great Grandchildren: Kishla, Kyle, Kaleb, Braydon, Layni, Braylee, Jaice, Phoenix, Jerilyn, Dilan, and Korrina; Great Great Grandchildren: Ava and Kayden with one on the way.

Preceded by:

Her husband: Chester H. Cottrell, Son: Jerry L. Cottrell, and brothers: Paul and Henry Bonham


Leave your Condolences

15 Condolences for “Mary Ellen Cottrell”

  1. Rita Reiger July 1, 2015 at 12:36 pm

    Sorry for your loss prayers for the family

  2. Michelle (Dickenson) Anderson July 1, 2015 at 2:24 pm

    I am truly sorry for your loss. Praying for your entire family.

  3. Sandra (creech) riddle July 1, 2015 at 3:42 pm

    So sorry for your loss I haven’t see aunt Mary in a long time. But we will miss her. God got another angle love u all

  4. Donna Abbott July 1, 2015 at 3:46 pm

    So sorry for your loss.Keeping you all in my thoughts and lifting you all up in my prayers.

  5. Tammy Thieke July 1, 2015 at 4:45 pm

    Randy & Tina,
    So sorry for your loss. Praying for all of you and the kids. It’s hard to see them go. Here for you if I can do anything.
    Love ur Cuz

  6. Gene Sibray July 1, 2015 at 5:11 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this time of loss and sadness. God Bless you all.

  7. Debi York-Thomas July 1, 2015 at 6:38 pm

    To Mary’s family, I can not express my sadness in learning of the passing of Mary. We met at Unilectric, We became friends right away, and stayed friends. She was one of the nicest people I have ever known. I was blessed to call her my friend..

  8. Travis Trent July 1, 2015 at 6:43 pm

    Sorry for your loss. You all are in my thoughts.

  9. Stacey Riggins (Cupp) July 1, 2015 at 7:18 pm

    My thoughts and prayers are with you Uncle Charlie, Aunt Susie, Stacie and Craig. xoxo

  10. Beth Hardebeck July 2, 2015 at 5:33 am

    I’m so sorry for your loss.

  11. Linda Large July 2, 2015 at 8:37 am

    Prayers for all of your family. Randy and Tina, Chris and Carolyn and Alea. Prayers with you for the next few hard days.

  12. Deborrah (Horn) Burgess July 2, 2015 at 10:36 am

    So sry @ hear about ur mother Charlie & Susie ! My prayers & thots r w/ u & ur family @ this time ! May God Bless U !

  13. Mary Huckleberry July 2, 2015 at 3:47 pm

    Mary was a great lady, she was loved and will be missed by her family and friends. She help her family by cooking and doing things for them as long as she could. Mary will now be watching over everyone from heaven.

  14. John David Scott July 3, 2015 at 3:02 am

    I am so sorry for her children and grandchildren i know how much you all loved her. I loved her like a second mother. She showed me what real love was .I will miss her so much. God bless you and your families. I love you all. I could never say that before, but being around your mom it became easy to say.

  15. Steven J. Timmons July 3, 2015 at 9:54 am

    I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Mary was an absolute joy to be around. May you rest in peace Mary Ellen Cottrell. With the utmost love and respect we will miss you. The Family of Betty Timmons.

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