Clipped From Mt. Vernon Register-News
Benton Resident Wilford Cock rum Dies At Age 66 Wilford Cockrum, 66, of Route 3. Benton, died at his home Thursday. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday at. the Brayi'ield Funeral Home in Sesser. Sesser. Burial will be in Franklin cemetery near Whittirtgton. The body will lie in state at the Brayfield Funeral Home where friends may coll after 4:00 p.m. today. Mr. Cockrum was bom March 28, 3.903, inifranklin county, the son of James and Amelia (Williams) (Williams) Cockrum. They survive and reside in Sesser. Other survivors include two brothers, Sebern Cockrum and Troy Cockrum, both of Sesser; and one sister, Mrs. Artie Montgomery, Montgomery, of Sesser.