Gene Carlisle Cochran

Wed, 01/30/2008 - 10:18am
By: The Citizen

Gene Carlisle Cochran, 74, Fayetteville, died Jan. 21, 2008. He was born Sept. 6, 1933 in Camilla, Ga., son of the late Underwood C. and Victoria Cochran. He was the youngest of four children. He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Cochran, a daughter, Christie Marie Cochran, a brother, Raymond Cochran, and a sister, Christine Sheppard. He was graduated from Bainbridge High School, served in the United States Marine Corps and also attended Florida State University. In the early 1960's he moved to Atlanta and worked as a salesman in the pharmaceutical trade. He was a member of Heritage Christian Church in Fayetteville, and was a member of the Fayetteville Masonic Lodge #711 F&AM, and the Fayette Shrine Club. Services were at Heritage Christian Church with the Rev. Roy Roberson officiating. Interment was at Sherwood Memorial Park, Jonesboro.

Survivors include a son, Gene C. and Megan Cochran II, Ocala, Fla.; a daughter, Kimberly C. and Steven L. Moss, Stockbridge; grandchildren, Tucker and Emily Moss, Stockbridge, and Sarah Olson, Ocala, Fla.; and a brother, Underwood and Mary Anne Cochran, Orlando, Fla. Memorial donations may be made to the Heritage Christian Church, 2130 Redwine Road, Fayetteville, GA 30216. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, was in charge.

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