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Betty Charles Cochran

January 11, 1930 — April 23, 2022


Betty Charles Cochran

Betty Charles Cochran, Christian, age 92, of Troy, passed away on April 23, 2022 at her residence.

Betty was born in Montgomery County on January 11, 1930 to Charles Johnson and Lillie Dowd McLeod.  Betty graduated from Montreat and received her Masters degree in Social Work from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.  She was a member of Troy Presbyterian Church and a retired Social Worker with Montgomery County DSS.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Hilton J. Cochran and sister Evelyn Martin.

Betty is survived by her sons Charles Cochran of Troy; Hilton "Buck" Cochran (Cathy) of Greensboro; and daughter Catherine Boswell (Jack) of Richmond; grandchildren Trey Cochran and Cameron Cochran; nephews Sam Martin, Hugh Martin and niece Ann Stone.

The family will have a private service.

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The Cochran family is being served by Phillips Funeral Home in Star.

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