It is with great regret that we announce that Pota Coston, Fayette County Commissioner, passed away Friday, July 3, following a months-long battle with cancer.
Pota had battled breast cancer since January, the same month she was sworn in for her first term.
She is survived by her husband, Bernard, and son, Bernie. More information may be found at TheCitizen.com.
The Coston family has requested that concerned family, friends and constituents donate to any of the following organizations in Pota’s memory.
Fortitude Educational & Cultural Development Center Inc
Coston/McDonald Scholarship at Marshall University Foundation519 John Marshall DriveHuntington WV 25703
Southwest Christian Care7225 Lester RoadUnion City, GA 30291
Hopeful Restorationc/o Rebecca Carlson195 Roxboro CtFayetteville, GA 30215