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Mrs. Belle Cochran

January 06, 2020
Belle Cochran, 97, died December 17, 2019.

A native of Ashburn, Ga., she was a daughter of the late Lois Helms and Claude Lindsey Jones. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. W. E. Cochran; daughter, Patricia C. Mount; son, Andy Cochran; son-in-law, Blake Hardigree; and four siblings.

As the wife of a minister, she and Rev. Cochran served several churches in the North and South Georgia Conferences of The United Methodist Church for many years. She was currently a member of Ashford Memorial Methodist Church. Mrs. Cochran was a former resident at Lanier Gardens, and later High Shoals Health and Rehab, where she made many friends. The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the loving caregivers of High Shoals Health and Rehab, as well as Affinis Hospice.

Services were held Friday, December 20, 2019, at Ashford Memorial Methodist Church. Graveside services were held at Fincher Memorial Cemetery, Meansville, GA.

Survivors include two children, Tom Cochran (Frances) and Sandra C. Hardigree, all of Watkinsville; sister, Sue J. Lewis of Thomaston; eight grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ashford Memorial Methodist Church, PO Box 344, Watkinsville, GA 30677 or The Ark, 640A, Barber Street, Athens, GA 30601.

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