July 2, 1902 ~ October 2, 2003

Born in: Buncombe Co., NC,
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Asheville ~ Georgia Parker Cochrane, 101, of Aston Park Health Care Center, died Thursday, October 2, 2003. A native of Buncombe County, Mrs. Cochrane was a daughter of the late Julia Brooks Parker and Samuel Parker. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William Jennings Cochrane. Mrs. Cochrane was a retired school teacher, having taught at Sand Hill and Candler. She served as a volunteer for the Aston Park Auxiliary, with the Red Cross for over 25 years and was a member of the Good Neighbor Club. She was a member of Acton United Methodist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Etheridge and her husband, James of Norfolk, VA; a son, Julian Cochrane and his wife, Norma of Avery's Creek; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. A graveside service will be conducted at 3:00 PM Sunday at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Enka with Pastor Paul Hacklander officiating. The family will receive friends Sunday from 1:30 - 2:30 PM at Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian on Long Shoals Road. Memorials may be made to Acton United Methodist Church, 171 Sand Hill School Road, Asheville, NC 28806.

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  1. ….. today shalt thou be with Me in paradise. (Luke 23:43)

    Trust in God; he has shown His mercy. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

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  2. Julian and Norma,
    Know you are in my thoughts and prayers! May the Lord comfort, strengthen, and sustain you during this difficult time.
    Love
    Deana

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  3. My prayers are with you, Aunt Georgia lived a full life, but her warm smile will be missed by many.
    Love, Billie and family

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  4. Julian, I remember growing up as one of the Davis kids and seeing your mother at church. I have not seen her in many, many years but in my memory she looks the same. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Betty Jane

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