Elisher Jerry "Sonny" Cotton, 84, of Delhi, Louisianna, passed away on January 12, 2020. He was born to parents Willie May McDonald and Isaac Cotton, on August 8, 1935 in Kemper County, Mississippi. In 1945 he and his mother relocated to Delhi Louisiana. <br />
Sonny met Ora E. Kennon in 1953. They were married in May of 1955 in Baker, Louisiana. Together they raised 4 children: Jerry Cotton , Linda Williams, James Cotton and Brenda Daniels. <br />
Sonny worked as a High School Custodian and grounds keeper. After 30 plus years of service, He retired from Delhi High School in 1997. <br />
Elisher is survived by his 4 children Jerry Cotton (Crystal) of Jacksonville Florida , Linda Williams (Darryl) Warren, Ohio , James Cotton (Felicia) and Brenda Daniels (Kevin) of Youngstown and 8.5 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. He was loved by many as he loved and reared other children as well in Delhi, La. He was a member of Bellview Baptist Church in Delhi, LA <br />
He was preceded in death by his parents Willie May Shellie and Isaac Cotton. The family has entrusted Tennant Funeral Home with the arrangements. <br />
A Celebration of Life is scheduled for January 24, 2020 at Tennant Funeral Home.
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