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William Thomas "Bill" Cochran
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Birth: Jan. 12, 1932
Death: Oct. 12, 2010

WILLIAM THOMAS "Bill" COCHRAN, 78, passed away at his home on Tuesday, October 12, 2010. Bill was born on January 12, 1932 in Memphis, TN. He graduated from Memphis Technical High School in 1950, where he participated in football, baseball, and basketball. He was inducted in 2008 into the Memphis Amateur Sports Hall of Fame in basketball. Bill was General Manager of Mid-South Cotton Growers Association for 29 years and retired from Security Fire Protection in 2001. He leaves his wife of 58 years, Florine Jordan Cochran; a sister, Norma Stinson (Roy) of Paris, TN; four children, Vicky Roper of Southaven, MS, Rose Ann McNiell (Bob) of Olive Branch, MS, Tom Cochran (Julie) of Germantown, TN, and Rusty Cochran (Michele) of Collierville, TN. He also leaves 11 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Friday, October 15 from 11 a.m. until service time at 1 p.m. at Family Funeral Care. Interment will follow in Memphis Memory Gardens Cemetery. The family requests that any memorials be sent to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center. Family Funeral Care 4925 Summer Avenue (Published in The Commercial Appeal on October 15, 2010) 
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  Russell Wayne Cochran (1960 - 2014)*
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Memphis Memory Gardens
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Created by: Carole McCaig
Record added: Oct 15, 2010
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