Virginia Caison “Ginger” Cottle

July 23, 1971 - December 2, 2020
Virginia Caison “Ginger” Cottle


Virginia Caison “Ginger” Cottle, age 49 of Leland passed away Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at her home.

Ginger was born on July 23, 1971. She was the widow of Thomas Matthew Cottle who passed away on November 27, 2018.

Ginger was a member of Wrightsboro Baptist Church. She was formerly a professional Watch and Jewelry repairperson at Reeds Jewelers. She enjoyed traveling, especially cruising, loved arts and crafts, photography, and spending time with her family and especially with children.

Ginger is survived by her son, Zachery Cottle and his partner, Jeremy; her parents, Robert Joseph Caison and Dale Price Caison; sister, Penny Caison; special childhood friend Melissa Gainey Beck; and other extended family members.

A Celebration of Life Ceremony will be at 3 pm Saturday, December 5, 2020, at Wilmington Funeral Chapel led by Rev. Mike Lewis.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910-791-9099

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  • December 03, 2020
    Jon Knoll says:
    Ginger made everyone welcome and was always smiling. Great memories of our friend!

  • December 03, 2020
    Jon Knoll says:
    Ginger was always smiling and a friend to so many. What a blessing to have her as a friend and the fun memories our families shared. She certainly will remain in our hearts forever. Prayers and Love to The Caison and Cottle families and to our Classmates who loved her so much.

  • December 03, 2020
    Dalton Denson says:
    My deepest sympathy and condolences to Penny, Zach, Mr. & Mrs. Cottle and all of the extended Family. Ginger not only worked with me at REEDS but I considered her a true friend as well. She will be missed tremendously by everyone she touched with her smile, laugh and never ending optimism! Heaven is gaining a true angel!

  • December 03, 2020
    Dalton Denson says:
    My deepest and most sincere condolences to Penny, Zach and Mr. & Mrs. Cottle as well as to the extended Family. Ginger was a wonderful and genuine person that I had the pleasure of working with at REEDS Jewelers for many years. I personally will miss her contagious smile and ever present optimism even on the most difficult of days. My prayers are continuous that she Rest In Peace. Heaven has received a wonderful angel.

  • December 03, 2020
    Missy Morgan McDonald says:
    Our family is praying for peace and understanding for you all. Mr. & Mrs. Caison, Penny and Zach you are in our thoughts and out hearts are so heavy. Please let us know if we can do anything for you. Ginger was a special lady and will be remembered so fondly by so many. Heaven gained a sweet angel. The Morgan Family