SANFORD — Margaret Mable McLean Cotton, 77, transitioned into eternal rest Saturday (03/27/21) at her home.

Margaret Mable McLean Cotton was born Dec. 8, 1943, to Lonzie McLean and Ailene Buie McLean in Harnett County.

She was preceded in death by her parents Lonzie and Ailene McLean; eight brothers, Lonzo, Luke Albert, Amos, Andy, Will, Willis, George Allen and John Allen McLean; four sisters, Carrie Lee McLean, Betsy Lee, Annie Lee and Mary Floyd.

She leaves to cherish precious memories, two sons, Calvin McLean (Lisa) of Sanford, and Roy Cotton Jr. (Linda) Sanford; four daughters, Denise McLean of Apex, Shirley Cotton-Lyles (Ricky) of Sanford, Catherine Cotton-Aarons (Leonard) of Hope Mills, and Qu’Shonda Cotton of Fayetteville; grandchildren, Omar Baylor, Tashima Mclean, Nicole McLean, Katrina McLean, DeAngela McLean, Melissa Cotton, Tempest Cotton, Nasya Stanley, Desiree West, Keisha West, Ricky West and Shawanna Cotton; great-grandchildren, Reakwon McLean, Xavier Mclean, Shakir Cotton, DaJohne Cotton, Alexis Mclean, Georian McLean Tylashia Burch, Tylen Burch, Tahiry Burch, Josiah Cotton, Tremaine Cotton, Josiah McLean, PJ McLean, Shannon Upchurch, Royalte Upchurch and Chozen McKoy; great-great-grandchild Maxtyne Cotton; a special niece Shiela Witcher; a special son Rocky Vincent; one goddaughter Minister Linda Graham; a special friend Jeweldine Marks; a host of nieces, nephews, and friends she loved.

A funeral service is 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Mark United Church of God, 511 Church St, Sanford.