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H. Lamar Cochran

d. February 1, 2024

H. Lamar Cochran

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Hicks Lamar Cochran, 81, of Franklin, Tennessee formerly of Atlanta, Marietta, and Alpharetta, Georgia passed peacefully at his home on Thursday, February 1, 2024. Lamar is survived by his loving wife of nearly 60 years, Charlene (Paris) Cochran.  He was a 1960 graduate of West Fulton High School, and a 1969 Graduate of Georgia State College where he earned his Accounting degree. 

 Lamar served in the United States Air Force Reserves and was employed by Cox Broadcasting and WSB Radio. He volunteered as a recreational coach for many of his children’s sports teams in East Marietta. He faithfully served as a Deacon at New Harmony Baptist Church in Cumming, GA, and Oak Valley Baptist Church in Franklin, TN  for many years. Lamar never met a stranger. He enjoyed serving in the church, singing in the choir, and supporting his grandchildren’s school and sports activities. 

He is preceded in death by his mother, Vera (Sanders) Cochran; father, John Hicks Cochran; brother, Ronald Eugene Cochran; father-in-law, Charlie Paris; mother-in-law, Sarah (Bagwell) Paris.

He is survived by children, Charles Cochran (Elizabeth) and Catha Skinner (Jeff); grandchildren, Noah Cochran, Rebekah (Skinner) Yurovchak (Daniel), Charlie Skinner (Claire), Sarah Skinner, Andrew Skinner; sister-in-law Hazel (Pruitt) Cochran; nephew Joseph Ronald Cochran (Mary Tim); great-nephew Joshua Cochran.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Monday, February 5, 2024 at New Harmony Baptist Church in Cumming, GA with Rev. Johnny Purcell and Rev.Cecil Townley officiating. Mr. Cochran will lie in state from 10:00 am until time of  the service. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday, February 4, 2024 from 2:00 pm until 6:00 pm at Ingram Funeral Home, 210 Ingram Ave. Cumming, GA 30040.  

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Oak Valley Baptist Church or New Harmony Baptist Church.

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Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, February 4, 2024

2:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Ingram Funeral Home & Crematory

210 Ingram Ave, Cumming, GA 30040

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Funeral Service

Monday, February 5, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

New Harmony Baptist Church

4952 Heardsville Rd, Cumming, GA 30028

Mr. Cochran will lie in state from 10:00 am until time of the service

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