Martha "Marti" Cochran

September 30, 2019


Martha “Marti” Cochran, 70, of Columbia, formerly of Cairo, MO, died Monday, September 30, 2019.   Martha was born November 30, 1948, in Marshall, MO, to LeRoy and Catitola E. (McDaniel) Akeman.

Prior to retirement Marti worked in the financial aid department at the University of Missouri.  She married Robert A. “Bob” Cochran on May 22, 1994 in Ashland, MO, and he preceded her in death on September 27, 2016.  Also preceding her in death were her parents.

Survivors include, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends including dear friend Barry W. Taylor of Boonville.

Services honoring and celebrating Marti’s life were held at the Cater Funeral Home Chapel.  Committal prayers and burial followed in the Memorial Park Cemetery.             

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