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Thelma Jean Cockerham
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Obituary for Thelma Jean Cockerham

Mrs. Thelma Jean Taylor Cockerham, age 91 of North Wilkesboro passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018 at Wilkes Senior Village.

Memorial services will be held 1:00 PM Wednesday March 14, 2018 at Reins-Sturdivant Chapel with Rev. Kent Wood officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:00 until 1:00 PM prior to the service at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.

Mrs. Cockerham was born March 27, 1926 in Ashe County to Wiley Everett and Ollie Mae Chatham Taylor. She was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in North Wilkesboro.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter; Dianna Williamson, two sisters; Loretta Neeves and Virginia Setzler and two brothers; Mack and Everette Taylor.

She is survived by one daughter; Sue Colburn and husband Bruce of North Wilkesboro, one son; Jack Schroeder and wife Candy of Crumpler, six grandchildren; Richard Stevens, Christi Bacchus and husband Gregg, Tammy Bumgarner, Timothy Wooten and wife Maryln, Tommy Wooten, Karen Williams and husband Brian, seven great grandchildren, nine great great grandchildren, two sisters; Wilma Fitzgerald and husband James of North Wilkesboro, Marie Setzler of Ohio and two brothers; Dean Taylor and wife Joan, Mick Taylor and wife Pat all of Jefferson, as well as several nieces and nephews.

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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home

270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659





1:00 PM
Reins-Sturdiavant Chapel

270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659


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