COLUMBUS — Jewel May Cochran, 94, Columbus, went to be with her Lord, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013.
Jewel was born in Pueblo, Colo., on Nov. 15, 1918, to William and Ada (Ross) Thomas and is preceded in death by her parents; husband of 72 years, J. Alfred Cochran; brother, Edward Bruner; sister, Donna Clark.
Survivors include her daughter, Thelma J. Bowman; sons, Thomas A. (Judy) Cochran and William R. (Donna) Cochran; sisters, Gertrude Flaugher and Lorene Dalessandri; brother, John Thomas; grandchildren, Eric Cochran, William Cochran and Brian (Julie) Cochran and Douglas (Cam) Bowman; great-grandchildren, James, Paul and Drew Cochran, and Emma and Addison Bowman; nieces, nephews and many friends.
Jewel received her Bachelor of Theology from the Cleveland Bible College (Malone University) in 1942. Jewel and Alfred were longtime members of the Church of the Nazarene, most recently Fredericktown Church of the Nazarene. Jewel ministered faithfully as the organist and in numerous other capacities.
Jewel’s family will receive family and friends on Monday, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Newcomer Funeral Home, 3047 E. Dublin-Granville Road, Columbus, with the funeral service to follow at 11:30 a.m. Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens, 18260 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Bible Society, 1865 Broadway, New York, NY 10023. Messages of condolence may be left at www.NewcomerColumbus.com.Copyright The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.