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Burnis Darnell "Bernie" Cochran
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Birth: Jun. 25, 1943
Liberty
Casey County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jul. 30, 1996
Pekin
Tazewell County
Illinois, USA

The Peoria (IL) Journal Star
31 Jul 1996
---PEKIN - Burnis D. "Bernie" Cochran, 53, of 1503 Koch St. died at 7:45 a.m. Tuesday, July 30, 1996, at Pekin Hospital.
---Born June 25, 1943 in Liberty, Ky., to George T. and Ova Mae Allen Cochran, he married Doris R. Palmer on July 22, 1976, in Jamestown, Tenn. She survives.
---Also surviving are one son, Patrick C. Turner of Louisville, Ky.; three stepsons, Keith Clark of Pekin, and Russell Blake and Jeffrey Blake, both of Oklahoma City; three daughters, Mrs. Dennis (Rhonda) Winn, Mrs. Kenneth (Tracie) Herbig and Mrs. David (Melissa) Dringenberg, all of Pekin; one stepdaughter, Mrs. David (Kathy) Vetter of Pekin; five grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; one brother, Eugene Cochran of Kentucky; and three sisters, Mrs. Jesse (Coreen) Galloway of Junction City, Ky., and Mrs. Gene (Faye) Crow and Mrs. Raymond (Betty) Beals, both of Liberty, Ky.
---He was preceded in death by five brothers and two sisters.
---He worked for Caterpillar Inc. in East Peoria and Mapleton for 31 years, retiring as a power trucker in June 1995. He served in the Navy Reserves from 1962 to 1964 and was a member of Roy L. King Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1232. He was a member of Pekin Eagles Aerie 1869. He was a member of Bethel Temple in East Peoria.
---Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Preston-Hanley Funeral Home, Pekin Chapel. The Rev. Robert W. Rigler will officiate. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be Old Sand Prairie Cemetery in rural Green Valley.
---Memorials may be made to the Old Sand Prairie Cemetery Fund, in care of Ray Weyhrich, 1117 S. Fourth St., Pekin, Ill. 61554. 
 
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 Parents:
  George Thomas Cochran (1900 - 1956)
  Ova Mae Allen Cochran (1903 - 1984)
 
 Siblings:
  O Elizabeth Duncan (1920 - 1993)*
  Elton O Cochran (1923 - 1966)*
  Izetta Corene Cochran Galloway (1925 - 2004)*
  George Eli Cochran (1928 - 1991)*
  Samuel Eugene Cochran (1931 - 2005)*
  Austin T Cochran (1933 - 1995)*
  Betty G Cochran Beal (1940 - ____)*
  Rollan Carnell Cochran (1941 - 1941)*
  Burnis Darnell Cochran (1943 - 1996)
  Opal Mae Cochran Ashley (1945 - 1995)*
  Eastil Ray Cochran (1948 - 1976)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Sand Prairie Cemetery
South Pekin
Tazewell County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Genealogy Bug Kate
Record added: Sep 10, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 116872445
 

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