William "Bill" Cochran

Tuesday, November 6, 2007


William "Bill" Cochran, 82, of Etowah, died Sunday, Oct. 28, 2007, at SMC Regional Medical Center in Osceola. He was born June 22, 1925, at Tomato. He was a retired carpenter and a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was of the Baptist faith and a member of Carpenter's Union and Lions Club in Illinois.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur Cochran and Mary Dockry; a daughter, Peggy Tessin; and four brothers.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Cochran of the home; a daughter, Reba Hoskins of Keiser; two sons, Bobby Cochran of Chicago, Ill., and James Winn of Etowah; four sisters, Mary Ellen Scott of Osceola, Doris Sulcer of Marked Tree, Patsy Bradshaw of Marked Tree, and Elaine Comer of Batesville; and seven grandchildren.

The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Wilson Funeral Home in Osceola with Brother Jerry Weathers officiating. Burial was at Garden Point Cemetery in Etowah under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.