Alverna A. Cottey Born on Sept. 19, 1919 in Kansas. She moved to California in 1948 with her family after her husband Earl had previously come out West to obtain a job and place to live. She and her family first lived in Wilmington, CA and found a house to buy in Redondo Beach, where she had resided since 1953. She was a devoted wife to Earl F. Cottey for over 44 years until he passed away in 1983. The mother of five children, Earl Cottey Jr. Gordon Cottey, Sam Cottey (deceased), Larry Cottey & Cheryl (Cottey) Sargent. She was a wonderful grandmother to 11 grandchildren and to 5 great-grand children. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her. Services will be held at Pacific Crest Cemetery at 1pm on April 1st.

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  1. Mrs. Cottey was like a second Mom to me. I am so grateful that I got to see her one more time in Feb. She and I had a nice visit even though it was short . We visited about my Mom and fun things we had done. Mrs. Cottey was so good to me when my Mom had a heart attack and then when my Mom passed away. She was always there to help. I will miss her. I want to send my sympathy to her whole family. Love and thoughts . Kathy “Warren” Denison

  2. Hi Cheryl & family, I have thought often of Miss Cottey & think of the good times my folks Ivan & Lil have had with her. I remember her coming to Il Miss Cottey was a great friend with my aunt Wilma and uncle Al. God Bless you & your family. Karen Beucherie & Ivan White

  3. Hi! Cheryl & family We have thoght of Cottey often and think of the good times we have had with her when we were in Ca. @ when she was in Il. God bless you all. Junior @ Elaine Scott

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