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Mary Gaynelle Wilkes

Female 1937 - 2005  (67 years)


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  • Name Mary Gaynelle Wilkes  [1
    Born 24 Aug 1937  Thomaston, Upson, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1 Apr 1940  East Thomaston Village, Upson, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    SSN issued 1954  Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Death 2 Feb 2005  Sparta, Hancock, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Name Gaynelle W Cochran  [2, 3
    Social Security Number 255-56-2310  [3
    Died 2 Feb 2005  Macon, Bibb, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Macon Telegraph, The (GA)
      February 5, 2005

      Gaynelle Wilkes Cochran

      Sparta GA United States

      Gaynelle Wilkes Cochran -SPARTA - Gaynelle Wilkes Cochran, 67, died Wednesday February 2, 2005.

      Services will be 11A.M., Monday at the chapel of Moores Funeral Home with Burial in Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Rev. Ted Staton will officiate.

      Mrs. Cochran a native of Thomaston was a proud military wife that traveled extensively throughout the world with her family. They relocated to Jacksonville, FL in 1979, and since retirement has made her home in Sparta for the past 3 years. She was a Realtor, and a member of the Lions Club, Historical Society of Hancock County, and Ladies of the Lake.

      She was the daughter of the late Needham Charles Wilkes and Mary Irene Fenley Wilkes.

      Survivors include her husband Larry C. Cochran of Sparta; one daughter Deidre Raumschuh and husband Michael of Kansas City; three sons, Jamie Thompson and wife Chris, Chuck Thompson and wife Tina both of Jacksonville, FL; John Cochran and wife Ashley of Atlanta; one sister Lila Wilkes Bryan and husband Emmett of Thomaston, and one brother Charles R. Wilkes and wife Kay of Callahan, FL; seven grandchildren; Brooke Scoggins, Shane Thompson, Brandon Thompson, Tyler Thompson, Matt Raumschuh, Mark Thompson, and Justin Fordham, and two great grandchildren Payton and Victoria.

      The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday 4:00 until 6:00 P.M. -Moores Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

      Copyright (c) 2005 The Macon Telegraph
    Buried Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Milledgeville, Baldwin, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5
    • U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006
      about Gaynelle Wilkes Cochran
      Name: Gaynelle Wilkes Cochran
      Service Info.: MAJ US ARMY
      Birth Date: 24 Aug 1937
      Death Date: 2 Feb 2005
      Relation: Wife of Cochran, Larry Cecil
      Cemetery: Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery
      Cemetery Address: 2617 Vinson Highway Milledgeville, GA 31061
      Buried At: Section A Site 533
    Person ID I12657  tng Genealogy

    Father Needham Charles Wilkes, Jr,   b. 9 Oct 1911, McRae, Telfair, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1967, Forsyth, Monroe, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Irene Fenley,   b. 30 Jan 1915, Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1991, Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 19 Dec 1931  Cobb, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Marriage Record Book #J Page 140 entered 31th day of January 1949. Witt Thelma Kemp
      License number 418
    Family ID F4471  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Family ID F4480  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Aug 1937 - Thomaston, Upson, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsSSN issued - 1954 - Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 2 Feb 2005 - Sparta, Hancock, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Feb 2005 - Macon, Bibb, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Gaynelle Wilkes Cochran gravestone
    Gaynelle Wilkes Cochran gravestone

  • Sources 
    1. [S474] 1940 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;).
      Year: 1940; Census Place: East Thomaston Village, Upson, Georgia; Roll: T627_717; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 145-6.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1940usfedcen&h=53703162&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]
      Name: Needham Charles Wilkes
      Age: 28
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1912
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Birthplace: Georgia
      Marital Status: Married
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Home in 1940: East Thomaston Village, Upson, Georgia
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      Street: Avenue Street
      House Number: 105a
      Farm: No
      Inferred Residence in 1935: Thomaston, Georgia
      Residence in 1935: Thomaston, Georgia
      Sheet Number: 1B
      Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 18

    2. [S355] U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006, National Cemetery Administration, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;), Database online.
      Record for Gaynelle Wilson Cochran

    3. [S344] Social Security Death Index, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;).
      Social Security Death Index 2007.Original data - Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=ssdi&h=74992787&indiv=try

    4. [S122] FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/10443220
      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=10443220.

    5. [S142] Gravestone.
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