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 John Tillman Cockerham

John Tillman Cockerham

Birth
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 2 Jun 2013 (aged 42)
Burial Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi, USA
Memorial ID 111819145 · View Source
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Services for John Tillman Cockerham, 42, of Vicksburg, a retired hydrator operator, who died Sunday, June 2, 2013, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Glenwood Funeral Home Chapel.

Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery under the direction of Glenwood Funeral Home in Vicksburg.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mr. Cockerham was born in New Orleans and moved to Natchez where he was raised. He had been living in Vicksburg for the past 28 years.

Mr. Cockerham retired from Falco Lime Company as a hydrator operator after 20 years. He was an avid fisherman. He enjoyed spending time with his many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Tillman Cockerham; paternal grandparents, Moses Aaron and Lillie Cockerham; maternal grandparents, Claudine Burkhaltor Foster and Kenneth Bass; step-grandfather, John Foster; and one brother-in-law, Bill Wiley.

Survivors include one son, Justin Cockerham of Vicksburg; his mother, Sonja Kay Bass and fiancé, Frank Gay; two sisters, Melissa Ann Wiley and Rebecca Cockerham, both of Vicksburg; longtime companion, Deana Strong of Vicksburg; fishing buddy, Erick Pickering of Vicksburg; three nieces; four nephews; 15 great-nieces and great-nephews; and one great-great-niece.


The Natchez Democrat
June 5,2013


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  • Created by: Diane
  • Added: 5 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111819145
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Tillman Cockerham (14 Sep 1970–2 Jun 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111819145, citing Cedar Hill Cemetery, Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Diane (contributor 47600396) .