Date of birth: 19 Dec 1898 Edinburgh, Johnson County, Indiana
Date of death: 11 Nov 2000 Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana
Source: Franklin Daily Journal, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, November 13, 2000
Reba Katherine Cochran
Reba Katherine Cochran, 101,
died Saturday, Nov. 11, 2000, at
Franklin United Methodist
Community. She was a resident
She was born Dec. 19, 1898,
in Edinburgh. Her parents were
Charles and Florence Ida (Cordery)
Cheshire. She married Russell
W. Cochran on June 20, 1923, in
Flat Rock. He preceded her in death
Sept. 14, 1962. Survivors include
one daughter, Carol Ann Schwabe
of Napierville, Ill.; five grand-
children, Robert Lennis Murphy
of Indianapolis, Nancy Cannon of
Carmel, Sharon Hood of Franklin,
and Kirk Schwabe and Kip Schwabe,
both of Napierville, Ill.; and
four great-grandchildren. She
was preceded in death by a
daughter, Mary Frances Murphy
on Feb. 15, 1988.
She was a 1918 graduate of
Edinburgh High School and worked
as a stenographer for five years
at Amos Lumber Co. She also was
a longtime employee as a sales
clerk in the fur department at Wm.
H. Block in Indianapolis.
She was a member of Tabernacle
Christian Church in Franklin, the
Christian Women's Fellowship of
Christ, Hilltop Group and Tri Psi
Sorority. She was a former member
of Franklin BPW.
Ted Murphy will conduct a
service at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the
Wright Memorial Chapel in the Franklin
United Methodist Community. Friends
may call from 3 to 6 p.m. today
at the Memory Room of the Franklin
United Methodist Community. Burial
will be at Rest Haven Cemetery
in Edinburgh. Arrangements are
being handled by Vandivier-Tudor
Funeral Home in Franklin.
Memorial contributions may
be made to the Franklin Park Gift
Fund for the Franklin Cultural
Arts and Recreation Center, 396
S. State St., Franklin, IN 46131.
Indianapolis Star, November 13, 2000
REBA KATHERINE CHESHIRE COCHRAN
Reba Katherine Cheshire Cochran, 101, Franklin, died Nov. 11. She worked five years as a stenographer for Amos Lumber Co. Previously, she was a salesclerk several years for Wm. H. Block Co. She was a member of Tabernacle Christian Church, Franklin, Christian Women's Fellowship, Hilltop Group and Tri Psi Sorority.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Franklin Parks Gift Fund for the Franklin Cultural Arts and Recreation Center, 396 S. State St., Franklin, Ind. 46131.
Services: 10 a.m. Nov. 14 in Wright Memorial Chapel, Franklin United Methodist Community, with calling there from 3 to 6 p.m. Nov. 13. Burial: Rest Haven Cemetery, Edinburgh.
She was the widow of Russell W. Cochran.
Survivors: daughter Carol Ann Schwabe; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.
Vandivier-Tudor Funeral Home, Franklin, is handling arrangements.
Submitted by Mark E. Wirey
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