Karl Dean Cotton, 77, Quapaw, Okla., formerly of Neosho, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014.


He was a machinist and supervisor at Rocketdyne and Premier Turbines. He also served in the Missouri Army National Guard, retiring as a sergeant first class after 35 years of service.


Visitation is set for 6 to 7 p.m. Monday at Paul Thomas Funeral Home, 1432 B. St. NW, Miami, Okla., 74354. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Southeast Baptist Church, 1010 B. St., Commerce, Okla., 74339.