Donald Franklin Cochran

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Donald Franklin Cochran

April 22, 1938 - October 06, 2018

Donald Franklin Cochran Donald Franklin "Papaw Don" Cochran, age 80, of Calhoun, Georgia passed away Saturday, October 6, 2018. He was born on April 22, 1938. Donald was a member of Salem Baptist Church in Calhoun. He loved driving the church bus, being a choir director and teaching Sunday School. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank Cochran and Odessa Nelson; son, Stacy Cochran; and a granddaughter, Stephanie Cochran.
He is survived by his wife, Jeanette Cochran of Calhoun; son and daughter in law, Steven and Michelle Cochran of Calhoun; brother and sister in law, Lamar "Pete" and Carolyn Cochran of Calhoun; brother in law, Larry Gallman; grandchildren, Brandon Cochran, Seth Cochran, Bailey Cochran, Brett Stephens, Kellie Halliday; great grandchildren, Lashae Cochran, Dakota Joiner, Slade Cochran, Abel Cochran, Barrett Stephens, Madison Halliday and Cooper Halliday. And a special thank you to Louise Ponder for being a special friend and caregiver.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Donald Franklin "Papaw Don" Cochran will be held at 4:00 PM Thursday, October 11, 2018 at Salem Baptist Church (1501 McDaniel Station Rd. Calhoun, GA 30701) with Bro. Steven Cochran and Rev. Larry Hibberts officiating. The family will be receiving friends for visitation from 12:00 PM until the hour of service at the church. Interment will be at Campbell Cemetery in Ranger, GA. Arrangements have been entrusted to independently owned and operated Dalton Funeral Home, 620 S. Glenwood Ave. Dalton, GA; 706-529-5371.
Published on October 9, 2018
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