Mary Elizabeth Cochran
SPRINGFIELD, IL - Mary Elizabeth Cochran, 102, departed this life on April 8, 2014, at Heritage Health in Springfield.
She was born Sept. 5, 1911, in Columbia, Mo., to Charles and Charlotte Moore.
She retired from Stephens College in 1974.
She was a member of Fifth Street Christian Church in Columbia prior to moving to Springfield in 2009.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Betty Jennings and Minnie Washington; and two brothers, William and Lawrence Hickman.
She leaves to cherish her memories: a daughter, Dorothy Simmons, and granddaughter, Faye Wilson-Spadaro, both of Springfield, Ill.; a niece, nephew, great-nieces and great-nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be held Monday, April 14, 2014, with viewing from 10:30 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m. at Walker Funeral Service & Chapel, 2300 E. Cook St., Springfield, IL 62703 with Pastors Robert Freeman and Murine Hamilton officiating.