Alberta Mae Cochran, age 83, of Morganton, passed away Friday, May 10, 2019, at Chatuge Regional Nursing Home. Mrs. Cochran was born September 9, 1935, to the late Francis LaVoy and Lucille Ras LaVoy Klosowski. She enjoyed attending church services at Chatuge Nursing Home, taking care of people, baking, volunteering, playing bingo and spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Walter Cochran Jr.; sisters, Ginny Tipton and Donna Tipton; brothers, William LaVoy and Sonny LaVoy; and grandson, Aaron Cochran.
Survivors include daughter, Barbara (Randy) Hughes; sons, Walter K (Sarka) Cochran, Michael (Mary) Cochran and Terry Cochran; grandchildren, Chad Cochran, Sandy Cochran Morris, Toby Cochran, Mollie Hughes Pritchett, Benjamin Hughes, Michael Cochran Jr., Matthew Cochran, Mark Cochran and Justin Cochran; and step grandchildren, Mitchel Browning, Jennifer Beach and Christopher Durand; 24 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Monday, May 6, 2019, at the Henry-Cochran Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tim Garrett officiating.
Interment followed in Chastain Memorial Park. Pallbearers were Chad Cochran, Michael Cochran Jr., Randy Hughes, Ben Hughes, Terry Pritchett and Kelly Towe.
The family received friends at the Henry-Cochran Funeral Home of Blue Ridge, Monday, May 13, 2019.
Arrangements entrusted to the Henry-Cochran Funeral Home of Blue Ridge. You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.