Cover photo for Dorothy "Dean" Cochran's Obituary
Dorothy "Dean" Cochran Profile Photo
1936 Dorothy "Dean" Cochran 2024

Dorothy "Dean" Cochran

December 13, 1936 — February 27, 2024

Murray

 

             Mrs. Dorothy “Dean” Cochran, age 87, of Murray, Kentucky, passed away on Tuesday, February 27, 2024, at Spring Creek Nursing and Rehab Center in Murray. 

 

            Mrs. Cochran was born on December 13, 1936, in Murray, Kentucky. Dean was the daughter of Fred Caroll and Mable Culberson. She attended Murray Training School. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was a member of the North Pleasant Grove Cumberland Church where she taught children Sunday School and was song leader. She was a member of Cumberland Presbyterian Women. In addition, she was also a member of Liberty Cumberland Presbyterian Church. 

 

            Dean was preceded in death by her father, Fred Carroll; mother, Mable Culberson; one brother, Franklin Carroll; one sister, Betty Sue Miller; one son, Randy Garland; and one grandson, Brandon Wacker. 

 

            Survivors include her husband of 49 years, Jimmy Cochran of Murray, Kentucky; one daughter, Jennifer Lyell and husband Tom of Murray, Kentucky; one son, Rick Garland and wife Donna of Murray, Kentucky; as well as one sister, Mary Ann Lamb and husband Richard of Murray, Kentucky; grandchildren, Justin Garland and wife Terri, Josh Garland and wife Julia, Mason Garland, Coby Lyell and wife Dara, Chance Garland, Mya Garland, and Nadia Sensing; great grandchildren, Taylor Garland, Jase Garland, Braxton Wacker, Bryson Wacker, Madison Garland, Emery Ryan, Willa Lyell, and Stela Lyell; one sister-in-law, Carolyn Carroll; as well as one very special person, Carmen Garland.  

 

            A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, March 2, 2024, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services with Rev. Gary Vacca and Tim Thurmond officiating. Burial will follow in the Murray Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Friday, March 1, 2024, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services. 

 

            Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Liberty Cumberland Presbyterian Church, c/o Don Wells, 510 Richardson Street, Murray, Kentucky 42071. 

 

            Online condolences can be made at, www.jhchurchill.com 

 

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Dorothy "Dean" Cochran, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, March 1, 2024

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

J. H. Churchill Funeral Home

201 S 3rd St, Murray, KY 42071

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Saturday, March 2, 2024

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

J. H. Churchill Funeral Home

201 S 3rd St, Murray, KY 42071

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 1230

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree