Sammie Ray Cochran was born February 27, 1929 in Cloudy to Joe Lewis Simon and Ethel (Pierce) Cochran. He passed from this life July 19, 2011 in Rattan at the age of 82. Sammie enjoyed fishing and hunting. He also enjoyed spending time with family and friends, his dogs, cats, and deer.
Sammie was preceded in death by his parents: Joe and Ethel Cochran; brothers: Francis Cochran, Glenn Cochran, Jack Cochran, and Billy Joe Cochran; sisters: Ethel Illene Cochran and Faye Donene Cochran. He is survived by his brothers: John Dale Cochran of Washington, George Cochran of Texas, and Mike Cochran of Antlers; sister: Lois Christine Cochran of Oregon; numerous nieces and nephews; as well as many other relatives and friends. Graveside services were held at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 23, 2011 at the Rattan Cemetery in Rattan with Brian Smith officiating. Musical selections included: "Go Rest High On That Mountain.” Interment followed at the Rattan Cemetery. Family and friends may send online condolences at www.millscoffey.com .
Funeral services conducted by Mills & Coffey Funeral Home in Antlers.