Norma Cottrell, 51
Norma “Dustie” Cottrell, 51, of Carlsbad, died Friday, June 18, 2004, at her home.
She was born on Sept. 23, 1952, in Portales, to Alan and Helen Newbury Mead.
She attended school in Portales. Family members said she loved her family and was especially crazy about her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Cody Burge; two brothers, Don Mead and Jimmy Mead; and two families she loved as her own, Terry, Amanda, Kirsten and Dustin Smith and Roy, Amy, Kelsey, Timber and Tamber Heady.
Survivors include her husband, Ricky Cottrell of Carlsbad; two step-sons, Robert Cottrell (and wife, Angie) of Capitan and Brad Cottrell (Maria) of Wheelock, Texas; five grandchildren; four brothers, David Mead (Dean) of Carlsbad, Ernie Mead (Som) of Levelland, Texas, Larry Mead (Julie) of Carlsbad and Lanny Mead (Sue) of Alamogordo; a sister, Nedra Warren (Bill) of Haysville, Kan.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. today at Victory Baptist Church in Carlsbad. The Rev. Mike Lee will officiate the services.
Burial will be at Carlsbad Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Raymon Medrano, Chad Jones, Justin and G.W. Mead, Russell Smith and Stephen Burleson.
Honorary pallbearers are Jackie Smith, Rob Chapman, Travis Stender, James Burleson, Will Marricle and Tony Espinoza.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Vista Care Family hospice, 611 North Canal Street, Carlsbad, N.M. 88220 or the Joe Arrington Cancer Center, 3101 22nd Place, Lubbock, T.X. 79410.
Arrangements are by Denton-Funchess Funeral Home of Carlsbad.
Norma Cottrell — 10 a.m. today at Victory Baptist Church in Carlsbad.
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