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Henry Maxwell "Bud" Cockerham
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Birth: Apr. 15, 1867
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Nov. 7, 1937
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA

Funeral services for Henry Maxwell "Bud" Cockerham, 70 years, 6 months and 22 days of age, who died at his home in Ward Two Sunday morning following an illness of several months were held at the Union Missionary Baptist Church at 11 a.m. Monday with Rev. J. A. McMurry, in charge, assisted by Rev. W. M. Grice and Rev. Aaron J. McMurry. Interment was in the Union Cemetery under the direction of Edmonds Funeral Home. The floral tributes were many and beautiful attesting to the esteem in which the deceased was held.

Acting as pallbearers were Max Thieme, Jesse Durham, Arthur McMurry, Earl Cockerham, Ivy Creel, and D. D. Shell.

Mr. Cockerham was a prominent resident of this parish, having served as a member of the Winn Parish School Board and the police jury during his lifetime. He took an active interest in the affairs of the parish and was a deacon in the Union Baptist Church and a member of the Masonic Lodge. Up until the time of his illness he had been employed by the Louisiana Conservation Department.

Mr. Cockerham was born April 15, 1867 in the Ward Two community in which he lived his entire life.

Surviving are his widow, six sons and four daughters: David, Jack, J. A., M. M., and Herbert Cockerham, all of Winnfield, and Arnold Cockerham of Shreveport; Mrs. Dee Franklin, Houma; Mrs. Howard Drewett, Mrs. Earnest Hearne, and Mrs. Bill Clegorne of Winnfield; one half brother, Allen Cockerham of Route Four, Winnfield; and three half sisters, Mrs. C. C. Creel, Joyce; Mrs. Tom Rice, Route 1, Winnfield, and Mrs. Clarence Jordan, Route 4, Winnfield.

Published in The Winn Parish Enterprise, November 11, 1937 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Maxwell Cockerham (1821 - 1899)
 
 Spouse:
  Jelena Virginia Creel Cockerham (1870 - 1956)
 
 Children:
  John Allen Cockerham (1890 - 1988)*
  Arnold Wylie Cockerham (1894 - 1969)*
  Herbert Frank Cockerham (1896 - 1953)*
  Anna R. Cockerham Hearne (1898 - 1938)*
  Alice Cockerham Franklin (1902 - 1990)*
  David Eugene Cockerham (1904 - 1978)*
  Mary Lou Cockerham Drewett (1907 - 1978)*
  M. M. Cockerham (1910 - 1963)*
 
 Siblings:
  Hanna Cockerham Porter (1849 - 1910)*
  Susan Cockerham Creel (1860 - 1941)*
  Henry Maxwell Cockerham (1867 - 1937)
  Rosa Lee Cockerham Rice (1876 - 1949)*
  Allen C. Cockerham (1879 - 1960)*
  Ibzan Cockerham (1884 - 1936)*
  Alpha Omega Cockerham Jordan (1889 - 1951)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Union Cemetery
Joyce
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Mar 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34832817
Henry Maxwell Bud Cockerham
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Henry Maxwell Bud Cockerham
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