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, the'^,^^,^ evening, when it will to the family home to until the funeral hour. Floyd Cockrum, 85, Of Near Ina, Dies W. F. Cockrum, 85, more fa-, miliarly known as Floyd Cockrum, died suddenly of a heart attack at his home in the New Hope community, four miles east of Ina, at 3:00 o'clock yesterday afternoon. Coroner Ben Roeder conducted an inquiry this morning and returned a verdict of death from natural causes. Mr. Cockrum was born July 21, 186.3 a mile south of Ina. the son of J. W. and Julia Ann Cockrum. In 1885 he moved" with his parents to the New Hope community. On March 27.1892 he was married to Cora Patterson, who survives. Mr. Cockrum was a farmer. He was a member of the New Hope Free Will, Baptist church and was active in the church until his health failed several years ago. Sur\;iving, besides his wife, are seven 'daughters. Mrs. Eva Whitlock and Mrs. Ora Baker of Bonnie, Mrs. Anna Strickland of Elgin, 111., Mrs. Madge Story of Mt. Vernon, Mrs. Estyle Spencer and Mrs. Ross Cody of Portland, Ore., and Mrs. Nijal Fowler of Ina; a sister, Mr.s. Mollic Harris of Ina; 15 grancliildren and eight great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 11 a. m, Friday at the New Hope church. The Rev. Burton of Whittington will officiate and burial will be in the nearby cemetery. The body will remain at the funeral home in Ina until Thursday evening, when it will be re-

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  1. Mt. Vernon Register-News,
  2. 12 Oct 1948, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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