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P. O. Box 722
2522 East Broadway
Forrest City, AR 72336
Mr. Arthur Theodis Cochran, 74 of Forrest City, died Friday, October 2nd, 2020, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, TN.
Mr. Cochran was born August 13th, 1946 in Blackfish AR, to the late Mr. Frank Cochran and the late Mrs. Minnie Mae Babbs Cochran. He was also preceded in death by brothers,
Mr. Frank Cochran, Jr. and Mr. Curtis Cochran.
Theodis served in the United States Army during the Vietnam Era, from 1968-1970. In 1972 he married the love of his life, Connie Gates, they were united forty-eight years.
Survivors are: spouse, Mrs. Connie Cochran, of Forrest City, children, Mr. Corey Cochran of Forrest City, Mr. Brandon Cochran of West Memphis, Rev. Theodis Cochran, Jr of Memphis, TN, Ms. Brandi Cochran of Forrest City, siblings, Mr. George Cochran of Forrest City, Mr. Leodis Cochran, Mrs. Ruthie West, Mrs. Dorothy Patton, Mrs. Minnie Ruth Sanford, all of Little Rock, AR, eight grandchildren, six great grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.
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