Visitation: Friday, April 15th at
12:30 p.m. at the Peasley Funeral Home in Lincoln
Friday, at 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home
Funeral home: Peasley Funeral Home, Lincoln
Clifford J. "Cotton" Flatt, 82, of Lincoln passed
away on Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 8:25 a.m. at his
Funeral Services for Mr. Flatt will be held on
Friday, April 15, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. at the Peasley
Funeral Home in Lincoln with Pastor Greg Wooten
Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the
Burial will be in Elkhart Cemetery in Elkhart.
Clifford J. "Cotton" Flatt was born on July 27, 1933
in Maydee, Tennessee, the son of Robert McKinley and
Minnie Catherine Brazeale Flatt. He was united in
marriage to Charlene Phillips in March 1989 in
Arkansas. She survives.
Also surviving are his stepchildren: Brad (Diane)
Gould, Phillip (Leah) Gould, Karen (Jeff) Dzekunskas;
and five grandchildren: Jeremy, Jenna, Bethany,
Meagan, and Erika.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and several brothers and
Cotton loved to fish, play pool and tell stories of his many
adventures. He had lived an interesting life and worked at jobs from
whaling to prize fighting. Construction was his main field of work
and he ultimately retired from the maintenance department at
Wal-Mart in Troy, MO. He was much loved and will be greatly missed
by his family and many friends.
Memorials may be made to the Church of the Nazarene in Lincoln.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted with Peasley Funeral Home.
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