5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home
221 Broad Street
Sumter, South Carolina, United States
Obituary of Wallace Cotton
Wallace Cotton, 88, died Thursday, April 1, 2021, at his home in Rembert. Born in Huntington, Indiana, he was a son of the late Steve Wallace Cotton and Mary Isabelle Johnson. Mr. Cotton was twice married, first to the late Vona M. Gaston Cotton, then later to the late Mary Elizabeth Cotton. Mr. Cotton was a U. S. Air Force Korean War veteran and a retired aircraft mechanic. He was a veteran of the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He was a Shriner, volunteer fireman and member of the VFW and the Midlands Retired Military Association. Surviving are two sons, William Cotton of Rembert and Charles Hurlburt of Dalzell; three daughters, Maggie Hurlburt Kenyan and Janet Hurlburt Haynes both of Sumter and Deborah Hurlburt Napper of Lancaster; a sister, Lenora Hundson of CA; 9 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Steven Cotton. Graveside services will be held at 2 P.M. Wednesday in the Providence Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Dr. David Richardson officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 P.M. to 7 P.M. Tuesday at the Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home. On-line condolences may be made at www.sumterfunerals.com Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.