Friday, November 19, 2010

Arthur Cochran

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Charles Arthur Cochran son of Sarh Wilson and Andrew Cochran was born at Blythedal, Mo May 22 1899 and departed this life at the Axtell Hospital, Princeton, Mo May 20 1960 at the age of 70 years, 11 months, and 28 days.
He was married to Pearl Shafer, February 21 1913. To this union two children were born.
He was preceded in death by his father, mother, and one sister, Icy Cochran.
He passed away after an illness of several months.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Pearl and son Russell, of the home; a daughter, Mrs Lois Booth, two grandchildren, Linda and Randall Booth, a son-in-law Lester Booth; two brothers, Sam of San Antonio, New Mexico; Jim of Long Beach, Calif.; two sisters Mrs Della Jack, Mobile, Alabama; and Mrs MAry Sturdivan, Guyman, Okla.; one uncle Jim Wilson of Blythedale, Mo; several nieces and nephews and other relatives and a host of friends.
He spent his entire life in Harrison County except one year in Oklahoma.
Funeral services were held from the Stoklasa Funeral Home, Tuesday afternoon, May 21 1960 at 2:00 o'clock, with Rev. Cleo Colville, officiating.
Mrs Helen Bauer sang "The Old Rugged Cross" and "God Understands" accompanied at the piano by Mrs Cleo Colville.
Pallbearers were Chas. Johnson, R.O Chambers, George K. Peugh, Keith Thomas, Jack Graham and Dean Maroney.
Interment was in the Fairview Cemetery with E.J. Stoklasa, Moritician, in charge.
Card of Thanks
We want to express our heartfelt thanks to our kind neighbors and friends for their many expressions of sympathy and for the beautiful floral offerings. These sympathetic acts and thoughtfulness will always be remembered.
Mrs Pearl Cochran
Russell Cochran
Mr and Mrs Lester Booth
Linda Sue and Randie

Out of town relatives and friends attending the Arthur Cochran funeral were Mrs Mary Sturdivan, Mrs Harry Thrall, Guyman, Oklahoma; Mr and Mrs Warren Erlwine, Ypsilanta, Michigan; Mr and Mrs Junior Shafer, Mrs Betty Ashley of Des Moines, IA; MR and Mrs Alfred Axsom, Trenton, Mo; Mr and Mrs George Peugh, PAttonsburg, and Merle Phelps, Bethany.

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