Charles E. Cothern

Born in Nashville, TN on March 28, 1938

Departed on June 11, 2018

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Mr. Charles Edward Cothern age 80, of Bon Aqua, Tennessee passed away Monday June 11, 2018. He was born March 28, 1938, in Nashville, Tennessee to the late Robert Cecil and Lola Aline Tisdale Cothern.
He served in the United States Navy from 1958 – 1962 as a Seaman 1st class. Mr. Cothern was retired from the Ford Glass Company after 35 years of service. He was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Fairview, The McWhirtersville Masonic Lodge # 2517 F & AM, and the Al Menah Shrine Temple.
Mr. Cothern was very devoted to his family. He loved companion Jessie and his tractor. He was a farmer by heart.
He is survived by wife Frances to whom he was married on June 15, 1961. Sons and daughters-in-law; Clint and Elaine Cothern, and Lanny and Meloney Cothern.
A Celebration of Life service will be held Thursday June 14, 2018, at ten o’clock in the morning at the Harpeth Hills Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Bill Sherman officiating. Interment will follow in the Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens.
The family will receive friends Wednesday June 13, 2018, from four o’clock in the afternoon until eight o’clock in the evening, and Thursday from nine o’clock in the morning until the hour of the service at the Harpeth Hills Funeral Home.

5 Comments to Mr. Charles E. Cothern

  1. Mr and Mrs Ken Andrews (Sharon)
    June 12, 2018 5:43 pm

    Ken and I are so sad . We love you Mr Charley and Miss Frances. We have the greatest memories we share. Charles was such a great man and example . You guys taught us so much about life. We cherish you guys forever . We been through a lot together. We love you and send our love to the family. Clint, Lannie ,and Melony .

  2. Patty and Allen Dawson
    June 12, 2018 10:35 pm

    Frances, our hearts are broken for you and your family at this time. I have know you and Charles for approximately 50+ years. Even though we don’t live close, we still share a love for each other. I will always just be a phone call away…..Love you like a Mom…. Charles was a great man, father and example. Prayers for you and the boys now. Love you

  3. Julie Buchanan
    June 14, 2018 8:35 am

    Mrs Frances my heart breaks for you, but I know Bro Charles is up there greeting everyone and making sure they find where they are going. He was such a great man and I’ll never forget the love that the two of you showed me. I love you both.

  4. Mr. and Mrs. Terry Ferguson (Jennifer)
    June 14, 2018 3:18 pm

    Frances, our family is deeply sadden to hear of Charles passing. He will forever be remembered for his devotion to our Lord Jesus Christ, his love and dedication to his family, and his love and service to our great country. There are no words that can ease the pain. We pray that your family will cling to the peace that surpasses all understanding. That you find comfort in the memories shared that you will forever cherish and hold dear in your hearts and rest in the knowledge that one day, a great reunion is our reward. We love you very much.

  5. Lanny
    July 1, 2018 10:06 pm

    Dad mom is taken care of and I miss you

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