Graveside services for Mary Ellen Cochran, 90, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 18, 2012, at Howell Memorial Park Cemetery, with Si Cochran officiating, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, West Plains.
She was born the daughter of the late Hiram Tom and Rada Kimbell Tom, on January 26, 1922 in Plane, Indiana and died February 14, 2012 in West Plains, Missouri.
She was united in marriage December 8, 1939 in Batesville, Arkansas to John B. Cochran, who preceded her in death May 2, 1988.
She is survived by three sons, David L. Cochran, wife, Charlotte, Michael Cochran, wife, Ada, and Timothy J. Cochran, wife, Anne, all of West Plains, Missouri; six grandchildren, Cindy Eubanks, husband, John, David Cochran, DDS, wife, Kelli, Lance Cochran, wife, Alissa, all of West Plains, Missouri; Marty Cochran, wife, Solara, Golden, Colorado, Sarah Lovan, husband, Ramey, Paragould, Arkansas, and Si Cochran, wife, Anna, Souix City, Iowa; nine great grandchildren, Emily and Connor Cochran, Karlee and Mason Cochran, all of West Plains, Missouri, Zane Cochran, Golden, Coloradio, Chance and Parker Lovan, Paragould, Arkansas, and Jonah and Elijah Cochran, Souix City, Iowa.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John B. Cochran; her parents Hiram Tom and Rada Kimbell Tom
Memorial contributions may be made to the West Plains Cancer Treatment Center or Gideon Bibles, and can be left at the funeral home.