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Rollanda Mae Rudd Cothran


Rollanda Mae Rudd Cothran, 70 of Greensboro went to her eternal home on June 22. She was born on November 22, 1952 in Moose Lake, MN to Rolland Theodore Rudd and Dolly Mae Clack Rudd. She was a secretary at Gulf Power, a part of Southern Company.

She was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband, Charles Melvin Cothran, Sr.; her daughter, Heather Marie Cothran Newberry (Jeffrey); her sons: Charles Melvin “Chip” Cothran, Jr. (Shannon), and Theodore Madison “Ted” Cothran (Kimberly); her sisters: Cheryl Rudd Tidwell, and Bonney Rudd Block; and her brothers: Robin Rudd and Dale Rudd. She is also survived by seven grandchildren: Ben, Madi, Aurora, Escher, Jonah, Gracie, and Hadley.

Visitation was held on Tuesday, June 27, from 1:00 to 2:30 pm at Greensboro Presbyterian Church. Funeral services were held at 2:30 pm at the church with the Reverend John Alexander officiating and Kirk Funeral Homes, Greensboro Chapel directing. A graveside service followed at Greensboro Cemetery.

Pallbearers were: Eric Zetterholm, Ricky Wilson, Durwood Robinson, Clayton Gilpin, Tom Tidwell, and Dale Rudd. Honorary pallbearers were the elders and deacons of Greensboro Presbyterian Church; Magnolia Homemakers and community leaders, Alabama HCL, Greensboro Garden Club, Alabama Garden Club, Greensboro Music Study Club, Robin Rudd, Dan Wilson, Marty Lorenz, and Owen Farley. In lieu of flowers, a memorial may be made to Greensboro Presbyterian Church.


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