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Bernice Logan Cothern Obituary


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“LOGAN MARLENE AND FAMILY, I AM SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. YOUR PARENTS WERE WONDERFUL, AND I ALWAYS LOVED THEM. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: PAMELA RADAFORD MULLINS - AR

“What a wonderful family,so sorry to hear about Momma Doile, even thouhg she had a wonderful full life, she will be missed by many. I would always...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Don Spikes - Memphis, TN

“Logan, sorry about your loss! What so impressed me was how your mom and dad always made me feel important: just as important as anybody else. ...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Alfred Jerrell Cockrum - TN

“Dear family, I have so many memories and much love for you all. I worked with Mr. & Mrs. Cothern for 10 years in the Bald Knob store. I watched...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Theresa Jones - Bald Knob, AR

“Logan, I knowm you will miss your mother, but I also know you have many wonderful and fond memories to help you. Jan M Shawhyvja ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Jan M Shaw - Russellville, AR

“Bernice was a wonderful person. She made me feel good. I miss her and I know you do, too. Frances Bridges ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Frances Bridges - Bald Knob, AR

“Today is a celebration! We know Bernice is smiling down on us at this very moment. Stay strong- v6mmq May God Bless You & Your Family- Love Kevin,...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Kevin & Stephanie Hopkins - AR

“Logan, I wish I could be with you and your family at this sad time. When your Mother and Dad moved to Bald Knob they brought qualities that made it...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Rebekah Wunnenberg Smith - Camden, AR


Bernice Logan Cothern of Searcy passed from this life Nov. 4, 2012 at the age of 97, in Searcy, Ark. She was born Dec. 18, 1914 to Charles and Alberta Logan of Strangers Home, near Alicia, Ark.

She is survived by one son, Logan Cothern (Marlene) of Searcy; five grandchildren, Tommy Cothern of Searcy, Kevin Cothern (Kathy) of Jackson, Tenn., Marlo Pulliam (John) of Dallas, Texas, Dr. Tim Langford (Teri) of Little Rock and Mike Langford (Diane) of Jonesboro and 13 great-grandchildren; a sister, Mabel Bottroff of Jonesboro; five nieces and one nephew. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Mack Doile Cothern; a daughter, Phyllis Cothern Lamberth; two brothers, Paul Logan and Tom Logan and a sister, Pauline Sahagain.

She was a long time member of the Bald Knob United Methodist Church where she participated in many aspects of the church, including the Church Choir, the United Methodist Women, also serving as a District Officer. She was involved in her Sunday School Class. She worked with her husband in Cothern's Department Store in Bald Knob for many years. In her later years she lived at Harding Place in Searcy.

Visitation will be Tuesday, Nov. 6 from 6-7 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home in Bald Knob. A memorial service will be held at the Bald Knob United Methodist Church, Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 2 p.m. A private burial will be held preceding the service. Arrangements by Powell Funeral Home of Bald Knob.

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