Linda Cottar, 71, of Baytown was born August 20, 1945, In Corsicana, TX and passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at home. She received her associate degree from Lee College. She was a realtor and broker in the Baytown area for over 40 years and was an executive officer with HAR. Linda taught Sunday school for more than 25 years at Cedar Bayou Baptist Church and was a member of First Baptist Church Pasadena and the Baytown Pilot Club.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Arvine and Anita Matthews. She is survived by her husband of over 51 years, Tom Cottar of Baytown; sons and daughters-in-law, Tom IV and Heather Cottar of Pflugerville and Shae and Jess Cottar of Baytown; brother and sister-in-law, David and Vickie Matthews of Purdon; grandchildren, Aidan, Darien, Olivia, Dylan, Evan, and Makayla; and numerous friends.
Her family will receive friends at Navarre Funeral Home Friday, May 12, 2017, beginning at 10:00 a.m. with a funeral to follow at 11:00 a.m. with Dr. E. Richard Steel officiating. Graveside services will be Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at the New Pursley Cemetery in Purdon, TX in Navarro County.
In lieu of usual remembrances, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123, www.cancer.org
To view the online obituary or to post a tribute for the family, go to www.navarrefuneralhome.com
Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of Navarre Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 2444 Rollingbrook Dr., Baytown, TX, 77521 (281) 422-8111.