Branigin, Helen L. (Cochran)

Date of birth: 04 Mar 1919, Franklin, Johnson Co., IN

Date of death: 29 Mar 2003, Greenfield, Hancock Co. IN

Franklin Daily Journal, April 4, 2003

FORTVILLE

Helen L. (Cochran) Branigin

Helen L. (Cochran) Branigin, 84, died Saturday, March 29, 2003, at Regency Place in Greenfield. She was a resident of Fortville.

She was born March 4, 1919, in Franklin. Her parents were Frank and Vergie (Mardis) Cochran. She married Carl Branigin. He survives. Other survivors include a son, David A. Branigin of Fortville; a brother, Robert Cochran of Indianapolis; a sister, Frances King of Franklin; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Tom E. Branigin, in 2001; and a sister, Marybelle Henderson.

She graduated from Franklin High School in 1937.

She was a homemaker.

She was a 60-year member of Fortville United Methodist Church and sang in the church choir.

The Rev. Mark W. Dwyer conducted a service Wednesday at Hughes Funeral Home in Fortville. Burial was at Gravel Lawn Cemetery in Fortville. Arrangements were handled by Erlewein Mortuary in Greenfield.

Memorial contributions may be made to Fortville United Methodist Church.

Submitted by Mark E. Wirey