Wilma Lee Lambert Cottrell, 65, a resident of the Lambert Road on Middle Mountain, departed this life at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 27, 2002, at her home. She had been in declining health for the past two and one half years.
She was born Feb. 21, 1937, at Hunting Ground, Pendleton County, a daughter of the late William C. Lambert and Nola Mae Nelson Lambert.
On Dec. 1, 1955, at the Scott Presbyterian Church at Alpena, she was married to Roger M. Cottrell, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Larry A. Cottrell, Elkins, and Henry D. Cottrell, Middle Mountain; two daughters, Theresa L. Cottrell, Middle Mountain, and Barbara A. Witek, Montrose; two brothers, Lloyd Lambert, Middle Mountain, Zell Lambert, Akron, Ohio; one sister, Marie White, Baltimore, Md.; five grandchildren, Christopher Gilgenast, Athens, Ohio, Jennifer Cottrell, Valley Bend, Jamie and Melissa Witek, Montrose, and Cassandra Cottrell, Dailey; and one great-grandson, Daniel Gilgenast.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Robert Lambert; and two sisters, Minnie San Julian and Sallie Peffer.
She attended the Lambert School and was a graduate of Harman High School with the class of 1955. She had worked for Reidboard Brothers, Bata Shoe Company and Weis Market at Manassas, Va. She was a member of the Job Church of God.
Friends will be received at Lohr & Barb Funeral Home from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home chapel Tuesday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Todd Rhodes and Pastor Glenden Berg will officiate and interment will follow at Elza Cemetery at Middle Mountain.