G. DALE COTTOM of Evansville, 97, retired Elder of the Indiana Conference, died Oct. 20, 2013. A memorial service was held Oct. 27 in Terre Haute, Ind. Survivors include son David (Jackie) L. Cottom; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He served as pastor at Farmer’s Chapel, Fontanet, Fort Harrison, Oak Hill and West Terre Haute United Methodist Churches. Memorial contributions may be made to Blackhawk Community Church, Breden Memorial United Methodist Church, Oak Hill Community Church, West Terre Haute United Methodist Church, Crossroads Christian Church or Light House Mission. Online condolences may be made at www.debaunfuneralhomes.com.