Billie Drinkwater (1936 - 2014)

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Billie Lee Cochran Drinkwater

MANSFIELD: Billie Lee Cochran Drinkwater, 77, of Mansfield, passed away Wednesday, June 11, 2014 while in the care of Mifflin Care Center.

Billie was born December 4, 1936 in Mansfield, was the daughter of the late William Anderson and Helen Harvey (McGinty) Cochran, and a Mansfield Sr. High School gradutate. She regularly attended Grace Evangelical Free Church. Billie enjoyed drawing, playing the piano and organ, and watching boxing, hockey, and basketball. She especially loved her grandchildren and her canine companion, Holly.

Billie is survived by one daughter, Tammy (Darryl) Harris of Mansfield; two grandchildren, Cory James Harris and Nikki Lee Harris; maternal uncle, Clifford McGinty; her special canine child, Holly; lifelong neighbor, Linda Welsch; special friends, Gail and Earl Harris and Pastor Denny and Dee Nezrick; her faithful church family; and numerous cousins.

Billie was preceded in death by her parents; and many aunts and uncles.

Graveside services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, 2014 in Mansfield Cemetery with Pastor Denny Nezrick officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of Werner-Gompf Funeral Services.

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Published in the News Journal on June 15, 2014
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