Tennie B. Cottle, 76, passed away on Tuesday, June 19

Tennie B. Cottle, 76, of Benton Harbor, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at Lakeland Regional Medical Center.

A celebration of life service will be held at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at Unity Temple Church of God in Christ, 435 Felton St., Benton Harbor, MI with Bishop William Nichols officiating. Burial will follow at Crystal Springs Cemetery, Benton Harbor. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Those wishing to send a condolence online may do so at www.starks-menchinger.com

Tennie was born on July 2, 1941, to Nathaniel and Bythan (Wilson) Foster in Tomato, Arkansas. On May 29, 1993 she married Horace Cottle in Benton Harbor. She is survived by her children, Bythane Foster, Kenley Foster, Johnny Foster, Ruby Foster, Early Day-Fuller, Burnisteen Wilderness, Lutonya Cottle, Carlotta Cottle-Reed, Raffeyel Cottle, Rosarah Cottle, Yvonne Cottle and Leo Cottle; siblings, Betty Burton, Willie Foster, Dollie Shephard and Pearl Lewis and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Nathaniel and Bythan; husband, Horace Cottle; daughters, Delane McCauley and Terry Lee Foster; two grandsons and several brothers and sisters.

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