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Emma Jean Cochran, Casey County, KY (1936-2017)

She was a former cook for the Casey Co. Board of Education, a Kentucky Colonel and a member of Walnut Hill Separate Baptist Church. She was the daughter of the late Richard & Verdie Taylor Montgomery and the widow of first Wilbur Cochran, and then J.B. Hamilton. She leaves 23 direct and two step living descendants.
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Emma Jean Cochran, age 80, of Liberty, KY passed away on Monday April 10, 2017 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. She was born in Hustonville, KY on December 21st, 1936 a daughter of the late Richard and Verdie Taylor Montgomery.

Funeral Services will be held at 1pmCT/2pmET, Friday April 14, 2017 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel, 142 KY Hwy 49, Liberty, KY. Burial will be in the Glenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be held 4pm-8pmCT/5pm-9pmET, Thursday April 13, 2017 and after 7amCT/8amET, on Friday April 14, 2017 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel.
Emma Jean Cochran, Casey County, KY (1936-2017)

She was born December 21, 1936, in Hustonville, KY. She was the daughter of the late Richard & Verdie Taylor Montgomery. She died April 10, 2017, in Danville, Boyle County, KY, at the age of 80 years, three months, and 20 days.

Emma Jean was a former cook for the Casey Co. Board of Education, Kentucky Colonel and a member of Walnut Hill Separate Baptist Church.

Survivors include:
  • Two daughters: Connie Cochran and Stacie Cochran, both of Liberty, KY

  • Three sons: Philip and (Tammy) Cochran of Liberty, KY; Harold and (Polly) Cochran of Liberty, KY; and Steven Cochran of Liberty, KY

  • Nine grandchildren: Jolene Blevins, Michael Cochran, Maggie Cochran, Andrea Nelson, Olivia Vaught, Robbie Beebe, Hannah Cochran, Rachel Hines and Leah Cochran

  • Two step grandchildren: Sarah Souders and Evan Souders

  • Nine great grandchildren

  • A special friend: Melissa Hicks
Preceding her in death besides her parents was her first spouse: Wilbur Cochran; and second spouse J.B. Hamilton; five Brothers: Roscoe, Oatley, Omer, Vernon and Hubert Montgomery, and two sisters, Chelsie Thompson and Eula Montgomery.

Send condolences to the family of Emma Jean Cochran

Bartle Funeral Home, 142 KY Hwy 49, Liberty, KY, in Charge of arrangements.

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