|Birth: ||Jul. 22, 1952|
|Death: ||Mar. 4, 2012|
Bernice Lavon Cockrell 59, of Troy Mo. passed away on Sunday March 4, 2012 at the Lincoln County Medical Center. She was born on July 23, 1952 in Troy Mo. a daughter of the late Constance Ray Clark. She was united in marriage to Charles Randolph Cockrell on May 5, 1970 in Troy Mo. he preceded her in death on March 24, 2005.
She graduated from Troy Buchanan High School. She was employed for many years at Harper and Row (Harcourt0. She was a very dedicated member of the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, where she would sing in the choir. Bernice enjoyed listening to gospel music and watching Judge Mathis. She enjoyed spending time with her family especially her grandchildren and reminiscing memories of her husband Charles. She will be deeply missed by those who knew and loved her.
She is survived by one daughter, Felicia Walraven and husband Richard of Bowling Green Mo. one son, Terrance Cockrell and wife Diane of Troy Mo. one brother, Robert Ray and Cheryl Mozee of Hawk Point Mo. two sister, Betty Cockrell and husband Larry of St Charles, and Cassandra Hawkins and Tony Williams of St Louis, six grandchildren, Josh Cockrell, Taneshia Cockrell, special friend, Mac Collins, brother in laws, sister in laws, one uncle, cousins, nieces, nephews, and many friends. She was preceded in death by her mother, her husband and one brother, David RAY.
Friends will be received from 4-8p.m. on Friday March 9, 2012 at Kemper Marsh Millard Family Funeral Home/ Troy Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 11a.m. on Saturday March 10, 2012 at the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church in Troy Mo. with Rev. Gilcrease officiating. Serving as casket bearers are Troy Cockrell, Thomas Matthews, Charles Price, Tony Williams, David Ray Jr, and Daryl Ray. Honorary casket bearers, Carl Ray,Tom Shelton and Mike Matthews. Interment will be held at Troy City Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Heart Assn. or American Diabetes Assn. In care of Kemper Marsh Millard Family Funeral Chapel P.O. Box 222, Troy Mo. 63379
Charles Randolph Cockrell (1949 - 2005)
Troy City Cemetery
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Record added: Mar 05, 2012
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