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Martha J Cochran

July 8, 1923 — November 15, 2017

Martha J. Cochran, 94 of Tipton died at 8:44 a.m. on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Miller’s Merry Manor in Tipton.  She was born in Tipton on July 8, 1923 to Edward & Lela Fern (Bess) Graham.  She married Thomas W. Cochran, Jr. on July 25, 1964 and he preceded her in death February 2, 1984.

Martha had worked in the office at Steel Parts in Tipton.  She was a graduate of Tipton High School in the Class of 1941 and had attended Rock Prairie Church.

Survivors include two sons, Michael Jones and wife Linda, Henderson, Texas and Thomas W. Cochran III and wife Lynn, Fishers; one sister, Mary E. Graham, Kokomo; five grandchildren, Jessica Muller, Janelle Weaver, Erica Vinson, Lori Lyu and John Lyu, five great-grandchildren.

Martha was preceded in death by two daughters, Linda Kay Lyu and Barbara Cochran; four brothers, Phillip, Ralph, Harry and Lewis Graham and one sister, Margaret Murray.

Funeral services for Martha will be at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 19 at Young-Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Kevin Carr presiding.  Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Tipton.  Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the service Sunday.

Memorial contributions in Martha’s memory may be made to the Alzheimers Association, 50 East 91st Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46240.

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