Sybil Wood Cochran

Published 12:03 pm Thursday, August 12, 2010

Sybil Wood Cochran died Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010, at her home. She was 83.

A native of Ackerman, she had lived in Vicksburg for the past 43 years. She retired from LeTourneau as a machinist and was formerly employed at Sonny’s Grocery. She was a member of the Warrenton Independent Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William T. Cochran; a sister, Blondie Cagle; and a brother, Murray Wood.

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She is survived by three daughters, Gail Harrison and Pat Holloway, both of Belzoni, and Lulu Lyons of Vicksburg; three sons, Charles “Butch” Cochran of Yazoo City, Danny Cochran of Belzoni and David Cochran of Vicksburg; five sisters, Bobbie Peden and Polly Cagle, both of Ackerman, Edna Blosser of Taylor, Mich., Margie Bueche of Flint, Mich., and Nell Stack of Ridgeland; three brothers, Johnny Wood of Pearl, Joe Wood of Philadelphia and Bill Wood of Turkey; 16 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Glenwood Funeral Home with the Rev. Marvin Curtis officiating. Burial will follow at Yokena Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Brian Cochran, Steve Cochran, Heath Cochran, Clayton Cochran, Brad Lyons and Jason Harrison.

Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Anita Tribble, the staff of Providence Hospice and the members of Warrenton Independent Baptist Church.