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Sanders Cochran

April 29, 1950 ~ January 6, 2021 (age 70)


Sanders “Fox” Cochran was born on April 29th 1950 in Tahlequah, Ok to Charlie and Maggie (Sam) Cochran. Sanders passed away peacefully, surrounded by loved ones in Tahlequah Ok, at the age of 70 years.

Sanders attended Bell Elementary and graduated from Stilwell High School. He became a truck driver and later a maintenance worker for Facet and then Schwan’s.

In 1969 Sanders met the love of his life, Irene (Stealer) Cochran. They married on Aug 23rd, 1969.

Sanders loved coon hunting, deer hunting, fishing, taking drives and visiting with family and friends.

Sanders was preceded in death by his parents: Charlie and Maggie Cochran, his loving wife of 51 years: Irene Cochran,  Hank (his dog), four brothers: George, Price, Martin, and Tom Cochran, three sisters: Mary Ann McHargue, Corene Wolfe and Pat Doublehead.

He is survived by his son: Martin Charlie “Son” Cochran; and granddaughter: Jaycee Reece, two brothers: Jerry Wayne Cochran and wife Nita, Albert “Chip” Cochran and wife Marilyn, sister-in-law: Emma Cochran, brothers-in-law: Adam Wolfe, Adam Doublehead and a host of loving nieces, nephews and friends, all of Stilwell, Oklahoma.

Funeral Services were held at 1 pm on Monday, January 11, 2021 at Salem Baptist Church, Stilwell, Oklahoma with Josh Galcatcher and Gary Flynn officiating. Interment followed at Salem Cemetery, Stilwell, OK under the direction of Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell, OK.

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January 10, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Roberts Reed Culver Funeral Home
801 W. Locust
Stilwell, OK 74960

Funeral Service
January 11, 2021

1:00 PM
Salem Baptist Church
Hwy 59 S. to Bell/Landfill Road
Stilwell, OK 74960

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