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Eva Mae Wells Cochran
Birth: Jun. 9, 1924
Tutwiler
Tallahatchie County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Apr. 28, 2008
Atoka
Atoka County
Oklahoma, USA

Funeral services for Eva Mae Cochran, 83, of Atoka, Oklahoma were held at 2:00pm on Thursday, May 1, 2008 at God's House Church in Atoka with the Rev. Darrin Begley officiating.

Burial was in the Green Meadows Cemetery under the direction of the Atoka Funeral Home.

She died Monday, April 28, 2008 at the Atoka Memorial Hospital.

Eva Mae was born at Tutwiler, Mississippi on June 9, 1924 the daughter of William Munroe Wells and Johnnie Mae Shearer.

She was an honorary member of God's House Church in Atoka, Oklahoma.

Eva Mae was a self-employed beautician.

She married Elmer Lee Cochran on April 17, 1949 in Paris, Texas. He preceeded her in death on September 22, 1989.

Preceeding her in death were:
First Husband: William Calvin Gibby
Her Mother: Johnnie Shearer
Her Father: William Munroe Wells
StepFather: James Henry Hall
Two Sons: Ronald Gibby and James Cochran
Sister: Betty Sue Hall

Brothers in Law; Sisters in Law; nephews, neices, cousins too numerous to name.

Survivors Include:
SON: Donald Gibby of Houston, Tx.

DAUGHTERS:
Linda Morea of Atoka, OK.
Eva Gail Cochran Boston and husband Donald of Atoka, OK.

DAUGHTER IN LAW: Darlene Cochran of Atoka, OK.

13 grandchildren - 23 great-grandchildren

SISTERS:
Mary Kuepker and husband
Helen Cupstid and husband Clark
Patsy Tipston and husband
Ruth Logan and husband Harold
Alice Jacobson and husband Gilbert
Fronnie Laird and husband Harold
(all of Texas)
Billie Jean Franks and husband Bill of Arkansas

BROTHER:
James Henry (Buddy) Hall and wife Patsy of Texas

(footnote):
Mrs. Cochran was a wonderful woman, dearly loved by her family and friends. She was probably the first person I can remember giving me a perm. My mom went to her years ago to have her hair done and I know Eva Mae did my hair in the summers when I was a kid mom would have Eva Mae give us perms for the summer. I remember the one shop she had on Ohio Street. Eva Mae was good to my Mother Ruth Turner and also was friends and a good person to my Mother in law Rena Howard who lived at Stringtown, OK when Eva Mae did years ago. This was a good woman, warm and radiant. Well loved. Greatly missed.
 
 
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 Children:
  James Alonzo Cochran (1950 - 2005)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Green Meadows Cemetery
Atoka
Atoka County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Susie~In Loving Memory~
Record added: Jun 21, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27721135
Eva Mae <i>Wells</i> Cochran
Added by: L Mastan
 
Eva Mae <i>Wells</i> Cochran
Added by: L Mastan
 
Eva Mae <i>Wells</i> Cochran
Added by: Susie~In Loving Memory~
 
 
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I sure miss your smile and witty ways. You were always so much fun to talk to. Love and miss you.
- Susie~In Loving Memory~
 Added: Apr. 19, 2010

- JUDY L.
 Added: Apr. 9, 2010
Happy Easter Eva Mae
- Susie~In Loving Memory~
 Added: Apr. 1, 2010
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