Ida Marvalene Cosby
August 8, 1927 - March 13, 2023

Ida Marvalene Cosby, age 95, of Arlington, TN, formerly of Monticello, AR, passed away Monday, March 13, 2023. She was born August 8, 1927, in Kennett, MO to the late Thomas Henry Trotter and Ethel Antoinette Cater Trotter. Ida was the widow of John Otis Cosby. Before her retirement, she was a rip saw operator for Potlach Corporation and a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Warren, AR.

In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by siblings, Frankie Trotter, Russell Trotter, Cleo Cash, May Knight, Clay Trotter, and Earnest Trotter.

Survivors include her daughter, Virginia K. Ulrich of Cordova, TN (formerly of Monticello); three grandchildren Stephanie S. Burgess of Licking, MO, Casey L. Humphries of Jonesboro, AR, and Melissa K Humphries of Arlington, TN; six great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Due to the weather Funeral services will be held Friday, March 17, 2023, at Stephenson Dearman Funeral Chapel in Monticello, AR with Rev. Wayman Mann officiating. There will be a visitation from 9:30-10:00 a.m. at the chapel preceding the service. Burial will be in Campground Cemetery in Monticello, AR.

Ms. Ida's online guestbook can be signed at

Obituary Provided By:
Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home
943 Highway 425 North
Monticello, AR  71655