Originally created 05/25/04

Mrs. Jane Cochran (AVONDALE ESTATES, Ga.)



AVONDALE ESTATES, Ga. - Mary Jane Strauss Cochran died May 22, 2004 at home under the care of hospice and her family and friends. She was born March 25, 1935, the daughter of Samuel Edward Strauss and Mary Jane Owens Strauss of Augusta, Ga. She graduated in 1953 from Statesboro High School, attended the University of Georgia from 1953 to 1955, graduated from the X-Ray Technology School at University Hospital in Augusta in 1956, and from Trinity University in Deerfield, Ill., in 1991, with a bachelor's degree in Communications. She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Beverly O. Cochran, Jr., the administrator of the United Methodist Children's Home, two children, and five grandchildren. Visitation will be Tuesday, 6 until 9 p.m. at A. S. Turner & Sons Funeral Home. The funeral will be May 26, 2004 at 10:30 a.m. at Decatur First United Methodist Church. A graveside service will follow at 4p.m. at Magnolia Cemetery in Augusta. Memorials may be made to The United Methodist Children's Home, 500 S. Columbia Dr., Decatur, Ga. 30030. A. S. Turner & Sons Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle May 25, 2004