|Birth: ||Jan. 21, 1910|
|Death: ||Dec. 16, 2005|
Copied with permission from the Shawnee News-Star:
December 18, 2005:
Norman resident Blanche Gay Cochran, 95, died Friday, Dec. 16, in Noble.
She was born Jan. 21, 1910, in Holdenville to James Newton Gay and Mary Word Gay.
Cochran graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University with a bachelor of science in education and from The University of Oklahoma with a masters in education.
She was a lifetime member of OBU and OU Alumni Associations. She also was a member of DAR, Daughters of 1812, Colonial Dames, Kappa Delta Pi, Eastern Star, OEA, NEA, Oklahoma Retired Teachers' Association and Study Department of Norman Sorosis Club.
Cochran taught school for 35 years at McLoud, Dale and Bartlesville. She spent the last 20 years at Tulsa.
Preceding her in death are her parents and husband, Joseph Cochran.
Survivors include one brother, J. Russell Gay of Princeton, Texas; two stepdaughters, Carol Lynn Hart of Oklahoma City and Christine Chouteau of Fort Gibson; nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Primrose Chapel with the Rev. Richard M. Gay officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery, Shawnee, under the direction of Primrose Funeral Home, Norman.
Memorials may be sent to First Baptist Church, 211 W. Comanche, Norman, OK 73069.
Joseph Cochran (1898 - 1989)*
Created by: Kay Sugg Best
Record added: Jan 10, 2006
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