Shirley "Meme" Cotham
Funeral Date: 3/15/2019

Shirley “Meme” Cotham age 74 of Johnsville, AR died Saturday, March 9th, 2019 at the Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock, AR. She was born March 23rd, 1944 in Warren, AR a daughter of the late Walter Wright and Audrey P. Armstrong Wright. She was a housewife, homemaker, a Baptist. “Meme” had a passion for her family, her friends and living life as well. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Van Cleave Cotham who she married in 1961 and he died in 2013 and brothers Obit Wright and Junior Wright. Survivors include daughters Terrie Springer and spouse Billy, Fayetteville, AR and Tammie Cotham, Johsnville, AR. A brother Walter “Buddy” Wright, Fouke, AR. Sisters Mary Richards, Austin, TX and Patricia Wheeler, Monticello, AR. 4 grandchildren April Bagley and spouse John, Parkers Chapel, AR, Chad Stanley and spouse Leslie, Warren, AR, Vanna Moore, Fayetteville, AR and Jeremy Moore, Rye, AR. 8 great-grandchildren. Graveside service was 2:00pm Friday, March 15th at Oakland Cemetery in Monticello with Rev. Wayman Mann officiating. Arrangements were by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Honorary pallbearers were Carroll Gene Temple, Keith Brandon, Robert Brewington, and Kristin Ann Briant.



Name: Wilmot Green
Message: Tammie, Terri and families, may God keep you in His loving, comforting arms and keep you through this time of loss.

Name: Linda Collier
Message: I have so many wonderful memories of Shirley and Van. My heart breaks at the loss of your mom, Tammie. I am sending you my love and prayers that God will comfort you and your family and give you peace.

Name: Sharon De De Turner Wilkins
Message: Hey my Friend, Im praying for you and the family..I will try and make it..leaving out Thursday afternoon heading that you classmate.

Name: Michelle Thornton
Message: Such a wonderful sweet.she and her family.brought me into there family during high school.wonderful family.she will be missed.

Name: Linda Ford
Message: I was so thrilled to reconnect with her on FB and loved her private messages. She was pleasant and kind at all times...we all should mirror her. I’m so sorry for our loss but Heaven gained another angel...

Name: Donna Menchaca and family
Message: We are so sorry to hear of the loss of such a sweet, classy adorable lady. So glad I got to have a long visit with her not too long ago. Prayers for peace and comfort to you all!

Name: John & Paige Stell & boys
Message: Family - you are all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. We all love Shirley and she will be missed. Love, John, Paige, Jayson, Colt, Brayden, Brad, Jake, & Jared

Name: Jimmy & Donna (VanCleave) Hill
Message: You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Shirley will be greatly missed. Love, Jimmy & Donna

Name: Marnell VanCleave
Message: You are in my thoughts and prayers during the days ahead. Love, Aunt Marnell

Name: Katrina Stanley
Message: With heartfelt condolences, so sorry for your loss. Shirley had a huge heart of compassion for others. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Jim & Ginger Anders
Message: We are so sorry for your loss.... you are in our prayers.

Name: Jessica Jones
Message: Tammie my family is sending love and prayers your way! We love you!

Name: Haley Taylor
Message: Love & Prayers❤️🙏🙏

Name: Tammy Anders-Benbrook
Message: Tammie and Terrie, so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you during this difficult time.

Name: Justin Calhoun
Message: Love you Shirley! Prayers for the family

Name: Paula Lewis
Message: Tammie & Terri sorry to hear about your mother my thoughts and prayers are with the whole family during this difficult.

Name: Marlene Elliott
Message: I continue to pray for comfort for all of you during this painful time.

Name: Kenny & Tammy Hensley

Name: Carrol and Reba Riley
Message: Terri and Tammy, So sorry to hear this. Our sincere condolences for your loss. Carrol Doug and Reba

Name: Lisa Mann
Message: So sorry for your entire family many prayers for the days ahead

Name: Aaron & Ashley Courtney
Message: We are so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for you all.

Name: Conny Byler
Message: My sincere condolences,Terrie. May God Bless and keep you and your family during this time of loss.

Name: Keith and Keshia Humphries

Name: Kelly Richards
Message: Me Tammy I’m so sorry for y’all lost she sure was nicest lady, always smiling whenever I saw. May god comfort y’all through this time. If there’s anything I can do anytime let me know. Love y’all