Pearl <I>Cochran</I> Middleton

Pearl Cochran Middleton

Eddy County, New Mexico, USA
Death 22 Dec 1987 (aged 94)
Eddy County, New Mexico, USA
Burial Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA
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Pearl Cochran and Thomas Campbell (Tom) Middleton were married January 15, 1913 in Eddy County, New Mexico.

(Ref: CARLSBAD CURRENT-ARGUS, Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico, dated for December 22, 1987, reads as follows:

Services for Pearl Cochran Middleton, 94, 1900 Westridge St., are pending with West Funeral Home. She died Dec. 22, 1987.

She was born Aug. 21, 1893, at Seven Rivers and spent her entire life in this area. She married the late Tom Middleton Jan. 15, 1913. They ranched in the Queen area until 1947. She was the postmistress at Queen where she and her husband operated the Queen General Store and Post Office from 1916 until 1921. In 1947 she moved to Carlsbad where she made her home. She had been a resident of Landsun Manor for several years.

She was a life member of the First United Methodist Church.

Survivors include two sons, W.R. "Randy" Middleton and Howard Middleton, both of Carlsbad; one daughter, Violet Reed, Las Vegas, Nev.; three sisters, Elizabeth Steele and Nina Hilliker, both of Los Angeles, Calif., and Vee Dixon, Tujunga, Calif.; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.


Services for Pearl C. Middleton, 94, 1900 Westridge St., are scheduled for Saturday at 3 p.m. in the West Funeral Home chapel. The rev. D. Richard Whitwam, First United Methodist Church, is to officate. Burial will follow in Carlsbad Cemetery.

Pallbearers include: Collin Gerrells, Ben McCollaum, Oren Means, Vernon Lanham, Noel Kincaid and George Carriker.

Visitation at the funeral home on Christmas Day will be from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

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