Loren S. “Doc” Cotton, 80, Atlanta, passed away Sunday (Dec. 18, 2011). A memorial service will be at 5 p.m. Thursday at Quiram Peasley Funeral Home, Atlanta, with Jeff Kindred officiating. Military rites will be accorded by American Legion Post 341. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until the time of service Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Atlanta Cemetery at a later date. Memorials may be made to Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Normal.