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Obituary: Anna Cochran Shay, 86, Casey Co., KY

She was the matriarch of a large, respected Dunnville, KY family

Anna Cochran Shay, 86, Liberty, KY, died Monday, February 15, 2010, at Breckinridge Health, Inc.

Funeral services of Anna Cochran Shay will be at 2pmET/1pmCT, Saturday, February 20, 2010 at Bartle Funeral Home, 142 KY 49, Liberty, KY, with Rev. Jim Lynn officiating. Visitation will be from 6pmET/5pmCT to 9pmET/8pmCT, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Thomastown Cemetery, Dunnville, Casey Co., KY.

Pallbearers are Dwight and Jeff Atwood, Steve and Mike Grider, harold Glen Emerson, and Stewart Cochran.

Anna Cochran Shay, Casey Co., KY (1924-2010)

She was the daughter of the late Albert Fox and Fannie Owens Jeffries. She was born Tuesday, February 5, 1924 in Dunnville, Casey Co., KY, and died at Breckinridge Health, Inc., Hardinsburg, Meade Co., KY, on Monday, February 15, 2010 at the age of 86 years and 10 days.

She was the widow of Jack Cochran and Matthew Shay.

She is survived by the following:
  • Six daughters: Elvadene Sharp, Bargersville, IN; Maxine Bell and Shirley Brandonburgh, both of Liberty, KY; Mary Grider, Burnside, KY; Judy Garvis, Indianapolis, IN; and Wonetta Burns, Marion, IN

  • Two sons: Andrew Cochran, Hustonville, KY, and Charles Cochran, Liberty, KY

  • Twenty-two grandchildren, several great grandchildren

  • One sister: Alene Copenhagen, California
Bartle Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements.

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