COCHRAN, Reba Katherine (Cheshire)

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 
of Franklin. 
      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 WomenÕs 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

FRANKLIN

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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