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Marjorie King Cochran of Malakoff, Texas went to be with the Lord on 18th of July, 2017. Marjorie was born August 31, 1931 in Burnt Prairie, Illinois. Her devotion to her family, community, church and friends was the focus of her life.
Marjorie was a master at listening, teaching, telling amazing stories and making you feel good. She also was a devoted follower of the Trinity Valley Community College Choral Department. Marjorie was married to Stewart Benson Cochran, the love of her life, for 52 years. Together, Stewart and Marjorie were a spectacular team.
Marjorie received her Masters Degree from San Diego State University. Marjorie was involved in numerous organizations, and was an avid animal lover. Marjorie started teaching in 1955 in the San Diego city schools where she won many teaching awards. Her interests included rescuing dogs, Bible study groups, listening to big band music of the 40s, and touring the country in the motor-home with her husband.
Marjorie is survived by: her husband, Stewart Benson Cochran; her son, Douglas Benson Cochran; her two grandchildren, Karsen Cochran, and Tanner Benson Cochran; additionally, her sister and brother in-law, Pamela and Charles Lewellyn.
Visitation service will be held at Autry's Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, July 23. Services will be at First Presbyterian Church of Athens, on Monday, July 24 at 11 a.m. Services are under the direction of Autry's Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home.
Published on July 20, 2017
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