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Lorraine (Helton) Cochran

October 15, 1933 ~ January 30, 2024 (age 90) 90 Years Old

Lorraine Cochran Obituary

Lorraine Cochran of Rolla, Missouri passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2024 in St. Louis, Missouri. She was 90 years of age.

Lorraine, the daughter of the late Archie and Bessie (Dotson) Helton, was born October 15, 1933 in St. Louis, Missouri. Her first marriage was to Earnie Henson. On May 28, 1966, she was united in marriage to her second husband, Lester Cochran in Vienna, Missouri.

She is survived by her two sons, Vic Henson (Jackie) of St. James, Missouri and Lester “Pug” Henson (Linda) of St. James, Missouri; two stepsons: Paul Cochran (Linda), Larry Cochran (Diana); Step Daughter: Lucreta Yates; brother, Richard Helton of Virginia; nine grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Earnie Henson; her second husband, Lester Cochran who passed away December 28, 2010; Step-Sons: Robert and Kenneth Cochran; and her brother, Pete Archie Helton, Jr.

Lorraine loved being a mother; she loved her kids with all her heart. She enjoyed camping and fishing on the Gasconade, Missouri, and Osage Rivers. Branson was her favorite place to visit; she loved watching the shows and shopping. She dearly loved her dog, Sugar. She worked at the Schwitzer plant in Rolla Missouri for 21 years.

Visitation will be 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Friday, February 9, 2024 at Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.

Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Friday, February 9, 2024 at Jones Funeral Home with Pastor Don Carson officiating. Pallbearers will be Milo Mattocks, Mike Brown, David Chilsom, Eric Henson, John Raulston, Pug Henson and Dudley Raulston. Burial will be in the Rolla Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Phelps County Animal Rescue.

Online condolences may be entered at jonesfunerals.com.

Arrangements are under the direction of Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.

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February 9, 2024

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Jones Funeral Home
200 South Meramec
Saint James, MO 65559

Funeral Service
February 9, 2024

1:00 PM
Jones Funeral Home
200 South Meramec
Saint James, MO 65559

February 9, 2024

Rolla Cemetery
Rolla Street
Rolla, MO 65401


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