Jane Cockrell

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Jane Cockrell, 87, of Waco passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2012. A graveside service will be at 11 AM, Friday, December 7 at China Spring Cemetery with Rev. Carroll Bonner officiating. Visitation will be 6-8 PM, Thursday, Dec. 6, at Lake Shore Funeral Home, 5201 Steinbeck Bend in Waco. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online Guest Book at www.LakeShoreFuneralHome.com.

Jane was born July 19, 1925 in DeLeon to Clarence W. and Jewell (Turner) Crockett. She graduated from Whitney High School and attended Hill Jr. College. She met and later married H.G. Cockrell on August 9, 1946 in Whitney. They lived in Waco most of their adult lives. Jane was a member of Bosqueville United Methodist Church. She enjoyed camping, traveling, fishing, cooking, canning, and was involved in 38+ C.B. Radio Club.

She was preceded in death by her husband, H.G. Cockrell; and grandson, Britton Phythian.

Survivors include son, Gregg Cockrell and wife, Dana of Waco; daughter, Regina Phythian of Waco; grandchildren, David Phythian, Jr. and wife, Brandi, and Carson Cockrell; and great-grandchildren, Mason, Ryker, Bree and Kinley.

The family would like to thank the staff at Wesley Woods Health Center for their care and concern.

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  1. I am so sorry for your loss, Reggie and Gregg. Your mom was a very special and beautiful lady. I remember the many days I spent at your house. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Love you, Cindy

  2. Gregg and Reggie,
    Very sorry to see that you lost your mom. God be with you.

  3. We are so sorry for your loss.
    I know you will miss her.

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