ŠThe Stilwell Democrat Journal November 14, 2018 Submitted by Jan Grooms
Andy Cochran was born to Roger and Nancy (Sawney) Cochran on May 13, 1940 in Stilwell, Oklahoma and departed this life to be with the Lordon Thursday, November 1, 2018 at Northeastern Health SysteminTahlequah, Oklahoma at 78 years of age. Andy is preceded in death by his parents: Roger and Nancy Cochran, three brothers: Dick, Tom and Charlie Cochran, two sisters: Joann Smith and Sally Terrapin, five nieces: Sara Jane Teehee, Tina Cochran, Ruby Eagle, Nellie Terrapin and Marilyn Sawney, two nephews: Monroe Eagle and Joe Lee Terrapin, 1 great nephew: Jonathan Handle.
Andy is survived by a sister: Lizzie Teehee of Stilwell, Oklahoma and a brother and best friend: J D Cochran of Tahlequah, Oklahoma.
While his health permitted, Andy enjoyed doing bead work and leather work. What Andy enjoyed most of all was going hunting and fishing with his brothers and brothers-in-law. He cherished time spent with family and friends.
Above all, Andy liked to hear the word of the Lord, he liked to talk about what the Bible said in Cherokee and he liked gospel music. He encouraged all of us to believe in the Lord and stay prayed up. Andy wanted us to love and pray for each other. He was a kind-hearted man, proud of his Cherokee Heritage, who had a smile each time you saw him.
Andy will surely be missed by his family and friends.
Funeral services were held Friday, November 9, 2018 at Roberts/Reed- Culver Chapel, Stilwell, with Bro. George Teehee and Bro. D.J McCarter officiating.
followed at Salem Cemetery, Stilwell.
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