Gregory "Blue" Cothran Sr. , 59, passed Saturday, May 31, 2014. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. Gregory was preceded in death by father, Alex Cothran; and friend, Mildred Wright. He is survived by wife, Nanette Cothran; son, Gregory Cothran Jr.; mother, Carrie Cothran; four sisters, Deborah Sebrenne, Annie (Jimmy) James, Chenefa CothTan and Charlotte (Hercules) Moore; Auntie, France Jones; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Graveside service: Tuesday June 10, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Chattanooga National Cemetery with Mr. Henry Lee officiating. The body will lie in state with family receiving friends today, June 9, from 3-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Arrangements entrusted to Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services, Franklin-Strickland Pinkard Bryan Smith Funeral Directors; 1724 MeCallie Avenue, 423-265-4414.