Mary H. Cochrane CONCORD - Mrs. Mary Harrill Cochrane, daughter of the late Joseph and Estella Stallings Harrill, passed away at Tucker Hospice House on Feb. 27, 2014, at the age of 84. Mary was a graduate of the Presbyterian Hospital (Charlotte) School of Nursing. She was dedicated to her profession and practiced it in public health in Cabarrus and Wayne counties and in medicine at Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill. Mary is survived by her husband of 62 years, Ray Cochrane; daughters, Ellen Burr and husband Louis of LaQuinta, Calif., and Beth Williford and husband Edward of Raleigh; son, David Cochrane and wife Hope of Hampstead; five grandsons and three great-grandchildren; sisters, Nancy Kluttz of Concord, Anna Templeton of York, S.C., and Margaret Alford, Ga.; and a number of nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Wilkinson Funeral Home Chapel officiated by Rev. Kenneth Craig. The family will receive friends at 10 a.m. at the funeral home and at the conclusion of the service. The inurnment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Tucker Hospice House, 5003 Hospice Ln., Kannapolis, NC 28081 or to First Presbyterian Church, PO Box 789, Concord, NC 28026 designated for Memorials Gardens. On line condolences may be sent to www.wilkinsonfuneralhome.com. Wilkinson Funeral Home is handling services for the Cochrane family.
Wilkinson Funeral Home
100 Branchview Dr Ne Concord, NC 28025
Published in Charlotte Observer on Feb. 28, 2014