Mildred Price Cochran

Published 4:17 pm Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Mildred Price Cochran, 70, of Mill Spring passed away Monday morning, Jan. 2, 2012 in the Hospice House of the Carolina Foothills, Landrum.
Born in Polk County, she was the daughter of Jannie Mathis Price of Mill Spring and the late Calvin Birch Price and widow of Calvin Cochran, who died in 2000. She taught at East Rutherford High School for 27 years before retiring in 1993. Mrs. Cochran was a member of Pea Ridge Baptist Church where she played the piano for several years.
Surviving in addition to her mother is one son, Christopher Cochran (Melena) of Mill Spring and one brother, Wayne Price (Shirley) of Mill Spring. Also surviving are a special son, Scott Jones (Niki) of Lynn, and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a son, Timothy Cochran, who died in 1973.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5 in the McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon, with Rev. William Kanupp, Rev. John Edwards and Rev. Bobby Capps officiating.
Burial will be in Polk Memorial Gardens, Columbus.
The family will receive friends prior to the service Thursday from 12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. at the funeral chapel.
Memorials may be made to Pea Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 8732 Hwy. 108 East, Mill Spring, N.C. 28756.
An online guest register is available at
McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon.

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