Freda Faye Cottrill, age 71, of Right Ellis Road, Linn, departed this life suddenly on the morning of Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at the Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. Born April 5, 1945 in Charleston, Freda was the daughter of the late Newt and Elmeda Canfield Cottrell.

Freda was a fabricator for Madison Filtration (formerly P & S Filtration) in Spencer. In her spare time, Freda enjoyed spending time with family and friends, spoiling her grandchildren whenever possible, shopping, traveling, and going out to eat dinner. Freda had a special love for her pet cat, Nuisance, and her pet of 19 years, Pumpkin.

Freda was a Pentecostal by faith who loved life to the fullest. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her, especially her family.

On January 29, 1965, Freda was united in marriage to Melvin Cottrill, who survives at the Right Ellis home.

Surviving are two sons, Melvin Lee Cottrill and wife, Jackie of Skaneateles, NY; and Adam Blake Cottrill also of Skaneateles, NY; five grandchildren, Chelsea, Jason, Taylor, Kyra, and Lexie Cottrill, two great-grandchildren, Ava and Adrianna Hand, two brothers, Richard Cottrell and wife, Sarah of Spotsylvania, VA; and Ronald Cottrell and wife, Helen of Summersville; and one sister-in-law Jeannie Cottrell of Heaters.

Along with her parents, Freda was preceded in death by her twin brother, Freeman Cottrell.

Funeral Services were conducted at the Ellyson Mortuary Inc., 2 Vanhorn Drive, Glenville, WV; 26351 at 2:00 PM; Sunday, April 24, 2016. Pastor Ronnie Tinney officiated. Burial followed in the Cox Cemetery in Birch River. Friends called from 1-2 PM; Sunday afternoon at the mortuary.

Ellyson Mortuary Inc. was assisting the family of Freda Faye Cottrill with arrangements.


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