Clipped From Mt. Vernon Register-News
Frank Cochrum Dies; Funeral At Whittingfon iTrank Cockrum 46, of '\^'hitting- ton, died at 9:15 p.m. Friday following an apparent lieart attack. Funeral services will • be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday at Hazel " Dell Free Will Baptist chuiTh, of • which he was a member. Tlie Rev. Bobby Garden and the Rev. Jack Ketterman will officiate. Burial will be in Brown ceme- tei-y. Tlie body will lie in state at the Johnston Funeral Home in Whittington where friends may call after 6:00 p.m. today. Mr. Cockrum was born July 18, 1921, in Franklin county, the son of Lemujel and Bertha (Rich) Cockx-um. He was maiTied to Christina McCann, who survives. He is also survived by two sons, Gale Cockrum of Coultei-ville, and Jim, at home; a daughter, Mrs. Shirley Ketteman of Sparta; three brothers. Coy and Virgil Griffin, both of Benton, and Loren Griffin of Sesser; six si.sters, Mrs. Mazie Hamilton of Wliittington, Mrs. Erma Conner, Mrs. Afton Wllk- erson, Mrs. Rada Reynolds, Mrs. Mary SmiOi, all of Benton, and Mrs. Dorothy Conner of Alton; and two grandchildren. Mr. Cockrum was a veteran of World War Two.