Carlyle Marshall Cochran, 69, son of Marshall and Gladean Sears Cochran, was born Feb. 15, 1935, at Springfield. He died June 4, 2004, at Lester E. Cox Medical Center South in Springfield. He married Carolyn Johnson Sept. 1, 1957. They had four children. Mr. Cochran received his bachelor in economics degree and music education at Drury College in Springfield. He received his master’s from North Texas State University and taught at Republic, Niangua and Brunswick and in Rio Hondo, Texas. His last job was with the American National Fish and Wildlife Museum near Bass Pro in Springfield. He loved music and could play most band instruments. He excelled at the trombone. Mr. Cochran was an active member of the Sunset Church of Christ in Springfield. He was preceded in death by his parents, former Raymondville area residents. Surviving are his wife; four children, Cheryl Crider and Craig Cochran of Springfield, S/Sgt. Charles Cochran of Fort Lewis, Wash., and Christopher Cochran of Clever; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services were June 5 at the Greenlawn Funeral Home South in Springfield with burial in the Holland Cemetery with Joe Bright officiating. “

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