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 Barbara <I>Cochran</I> Bellinger

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Barbara Cochran Bellinger

  • Birth 20 Jun 1911 Sumner, Lawrence County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 11 May 2011 Bridgeport, Lawrence County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Sumner, Lawrence County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 21322605

*Barbara Bellinger, age 99, of Bridgeport, IL passed away May 11, 2011 at Lawrence Community Health Care Center in Bridgeport.

She was born June 20, 1911 in Sumner, IL she was the daughter of Josiah Cochran and Sarah Margaret (Herrin) Cochran Whitson. She married Charles "Otto" Bellinger June 23, 1929 and he passed away December 6, 1983.

Barbara was a homemaker.

Survivors include two sons Gene Bellinger of Lawrenceville and Tom Bellinger of Peoria, IL; one daughter Sandra Culter of Robinson; 21 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband "Otto" Bellinger and 5 Sons;
Charles Otto Bellinger:1930-1996
--Bur:Phoenix, Maricopa Co.AZ
Bobby Jack Bellinger:
--Bur:Bur:Jones Cem-Crawford Co.IL
Kenneth Ray Bellinger:1942-2000
--Bur:National Memorial Cem-Phoenix,AZ
Gerald"Jerry" Lee Bellinger:1931-1989
--Bur:McDowell Cem-Dwight,IL
Richard D Bellinger:1939-1939
--Bur:Sumner Cem-Lawrence Co.IL

2 Daughters;
Orthella Mae Bellinger Hayes:1938-1981
--Bur:Crest Haven Cem-Richland Co.IL
Martha Vincent
1 great-granddaughter Hannah Drake.

Funeral services were held on Friday, May 13, 2011 at Sivert-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Sumner. Burial was in Sumner Cemetery.

*The Sumner Press, 19 May 2011
Married in Lawrence Co. IL-Book 4 Page 208 #1151

Otto Bellinger, residence Sumner, born Claremont, Richland County, section hand, age 19, parents Charles Bellinger and Amanda Heral

Barbara Cochran, residence and birthplace Sumner, age 19, parents Joseph Cochran and Margaret Herrin

Married at Sumner on June 23, 1929 by Nathan J. Catterton, minister, witnessed by Franklin Miller and Viola Miller.


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  • Maintained by: Ann Harmon Govers
  • Originally Created by: Charlotte Eagleson Sechrest
  • Added: 3 Sep 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21322605
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Barbara Cochran Bellinger (20 Jun 1911–11 May 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21322605, citing Sumner Cemetery, Sumner, Lawrence County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Ann Harmon Govers (contributor 47390317) .