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Linnie Eleanor (Cotton) Helton Hunter

• Mar 8, 2018 at 8:53 AM

KINGSPORT - Cotton, 71, of Kingsport, TN passed away on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at her home. She was born May 20, 1946 in Church Hill, TN.

Cotton was preceded in death by her parents, Adam and Mary (Mullins) Helton; sister, Joyce Helton and brother, Kenneth Helton.

Cotton is survived by her husband of 51 years, Ben Hunter; daughter, Catawba (John) King of Church Hill, TN; son, Bryan Hunter of Kingsport; four grandchildren, Heather King, Amber (King) Wilhoit, Makayla and Gus Hunter; one great-grandchild, Brylie Neeley; sisters, Emma Belle Armstrong, Helen Christian and Louise Helton; brothers, Jimmy and Eugene Helton and several nieces and nephews.

To honor Cotton’s wishes, her body will be donated to science and there will no formal service. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, March 10, 2018 from 1pm to 3pm at Community United Methodist Church at 510 Gibson Mill Rd. Kingsport, TN.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials in Cotton’s honor to St. Judes or Salvation Army.

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