Originally created 01/03/06

Mrs. Doris Cochran (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)



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WAYNESBORO, Ga. - Doris Ivester Cochran, age 95, died peacefully Sunday, January 1, 2006 at Bethany Nursing Home of Vidalia. Mrs. Cochran was a native of Siloam and a resident of Waynesboro, the greatest part of her life. She was the daughter of the late Pink Leo Ivester and Ruth Irby Ivester of Waynesboro. Her husband of 52 years, George Lawrence Cochran, preceded her in death. Mrs. Cochran was a devoted homemaker, a member of Waynesboro First Baptist Church where she was Sunday School teacher and an active member of the WMU for many years. She was a member of the Club of Little Gardens and the Pink Ladie Auxiliary of the Burke County Hospital. She was an avid china painter and enjoyed sharing her talent with friend and family. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Peggy Cochran Herrington and Carroll (Khaki) Herrington of Statesboro; her son and daughter-in-law, Richard Irby Cockran and Gloria C. Cochran of Waynesboro; her sister, Winnie Ivester Rogers of Waynesboro; granddaughters, Kathy Herrington DeLoach and Julie Cochran Ruffo; great-grandchildren, Matthew DeLoach, Adam DeLoach, Bailey Ruffo and Ashley Ruffo, all of Statesboro. Family visitation will be Wednesday, January 4, 2006 at DeLoach-Kennedy Funeral Home from 11 a.m. to 12 noon. Graveside services will be at Burke Memorial Gardens at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 4, 2006 with Dr. G. Al Wright officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to Alzheimer Disease Research, 22512 Gateway Center Drive, Clarksburg, MD 20871 or Bethany Home Nursing Center of Vidalia, P.O. Box 668, Vidalia, GA 30475 or The First Baptist Church Building Fund, 853 Liberty Street, Waynesboro, GA 30830. Funeral arrangements by DeLoach-Kennedy Funeral Home, 842 Liberty Street, Waynesboro, GA 706-554-3531. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle January 3, 2006