Larry Cochran

Larry James Cochran Sr., 67, of Rutherford, formerly of Union City, died July 5, 2013, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at White-Ranson Funeral Home, with the Rev. Shannon Saliba officiating. Burial will follow in Dyer Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home 4-7 p.m. Saturday.
Pallbearers will be Lawrence French, Phillip Pinion, Steve Pinion, David Tuck, Claude Cochran Jr. and Harold Cochran.
The family requests that memorial be made to Obion County Hometown Walk of Hope.
He was born Jan. 10, 1946, in Lyons County, Miss., son of the late Felix and Fannie B. (Counsell) Cochran. He married the former Lillie (Marley) McKnight Feb. 12, 2011. She survives. He was a retired carpenter and was a member of Temple of Praise in Dyersburg, where he served as a deacon.
He is survived by his wife; his daughter and son-in-law, Kim and Greg Wyatt of Union City; his son and daughter-in-law, Jamie and Della Cochran of Union City; two stepdaughters and sons-in-law, Gina and Jimmy Holbrook of Milan and Penny and Steve Sutberry of Rutherford; two stepsons and daughters-in-law, Jeff and Holly McKnight of Malabar, Fla., and John and Bonnie Walker of Camden; two grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; three sisters, Joella Parrott of South Fulton and Ouida Tuck Osborne and Lois Sullivan, both of Union City; three brothers, Marion Cochran of Jackson, David Cochran of Southaven, Miss., and Wayne Cochran of Troy; and several nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by five sisters, Greer Owens, Geniece Ragsdale, Grace Arnn, Rebecca Pinion and Jeanette Thurmond; and four brothers, Graden Cochran, Guinn Cochran, Ellis Cochran and Claude Cochran.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home website: www.white-ranson.com.

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