Marie Cochran

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Graveside services for Marie Cochran, 93, of Lamesa will be held Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. at Dawson County Cemetery with Ben Phipps officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Branon Funeral Home. Zena Marie Wells was born on March 21, 1925 in Gracemont, OK to Sophia Tullis and Marion Wells. She passed from this world to eternal life on July 9, 2018 in Lamesa. Along with her mother, she was co-parented by her beloved grandparents, May and Frank Tullis, after the death of her father, when she was six months of age. Marie became a Christian at the age of 10 and was baptized in the Washita River in Anadarko, OK. She married Chester R. Cochran in Roswell, NM in 1941. They made their home in Roswell, before moving to Lamesa in 1955. They were married until his death on December 31, 1999. They attended Second Baptist Church. Marie was a beautiful caring mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Surviving are her children; Jan Napper Doss of Lamesa, Thomas Cochran and wife, Ann of Dickenson, Robert Cochran and wife, Cindy of Midland; grandchildren, Lisa Napper of Cedar Park, James Napper of Stanton, Joel Napper and wife, Jana of Lamesa, Ryan Cochran and wife, Jennifer of Midland, Terri Weatherford of Lubbock, and Jerry Doss and wife, Kim of San Angelo; sister, Lucille Green of Roswell, NM; 10 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and several special nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents; grandparents; sisters, Ona Wagner, Oola Cates McClain, Wanda Misel, and brother, Dale F. Wells. Serving as pallbearers will be her grandsons and great-grandsons. To send condolences online, please visit
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Published in Midland Reporter-Telegram from July 11 to July 12, 2018