of Paris, AR
December 16, 1963 - August 15, 2021
Novalee Cotton, 57, of Paris, Arkansas passed away on Sunday, August 15, 2021 in Fort Smith. She was born on December 16, 1963 in Richmond, Indiana to her parents, Ralph D. Brooks and Helen Louise (Dooley) Brooks. Novalee worked as a waitress for various places and was a member of the First Christian Church of Paris. She loved to play the piano and guitar and to sing with her sister. She is preceded in death by her parents mentioned above and one great grandchild. Novalee is survived by her son, Daniel Pruitt of Paris, Arkansas; one daughter, Genelle Ruth and husband, John of Ft. Smith, Arkansas; two brothers, Glenn Jones and wife, Terri of Oxford, Ohio and Rocky Brooks and wife, Carla of Little Rock, Arkansas; one sister, Tonya Reed and husband, Kevin of Tucson, Arizona; two aunts, Janet Gray of Lexington, Kentucky and Rachel Brooks of Paris, Arkansas; five grandchildren and one great grandchild; other family members and friends. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Friday, August 20, 2021 at Roller Funeral Home Chapel in Paris officiated by Pastor H.C. Varnadore and Pastor Larry Ranells. Memorial service and cremation arrangements are under the direction of Roller Funeral Home in Paris.
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I’m so sorry to find out about Novas passing ! I was just told today! My prayers are with the family! I love Nova and Ralph I was their aide for longest time!
May God bless and keep you at this time of sorrow. My prayers are with the Family.
I love u like u were my mom nova tell grandma helen and grandpa I love them too I know ur with them now in heaven.
Novalee was my best friend for almost 30 years. We were as close as any two friends could ever be. I'm blessed to have known her and honored to call her family. My heart goes out to her family. She will certainly be missed. I love you, Nova. Rest in peace.
She was such a gentle soul who was very fond of her siblings, children, and grandchildren as well as many others. She will be missed.
Tonya, I hated to hear about Nova Lee. I think back when we were in school and remember how funny she was. Prayers for her family.
Prayers for the family. Novalee was a very good friend. May she Rest in Peace. Barbara Mezzaline Kellar
Tonya and Rocky, So sorry to hear about Nova will be praying for you guys We love y’all Ricky and Kit Brooks
Nova was a sweetheart she will be missed but never forgotten
Nova Lee was one of a kind, I am honored that I got to take care of her these past few months, we shared a love of that good old 60's and 70's music and even though neither of us could carry a tune we sure had fun trying !! Prayers for Genelle, Tonya and the rest of the family.
So very sorry for your loss. Your in my prayers
Such a sweet spirit, take rest in the arms of our Lord Jesus Christ