Lorene “Rat” Cockerham

Lottie Lorene “Rat” Cockerham, 85, of the Old River Community, was received into heaven on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, She was born Wednesday, April 26, 1933 to the union of Truman and Daisy Crooks Breithaupt. Mrs. Cockerham was a life-time member of Pritchard Baptist Church. Services were held at 10 a.m., Friday, July 27, in Pritchard Baptist Church in the Old River Community with the Revs. Terry Doughty, Gary Norris and Johnnie Phillips officiating. Interment followed in Hawthorne Cemetery near Trout under direction of Kinner and Stevens Funeral Home of Jena. She was preceded in death by the love of her life, her husband of 57 years, Conrad Glynn “Teet” Cockerham; her parents; a sister, Ruth McMillin; and a grandson, Beau Alan Stapleton. She is survived by her three daughters, Sharon Corley and husband Tillman, Glenda Stapleton and husband Dub, and Sandra Cooper and husband Rusty; brothers, Travis Breithaupt, L.V. “Pete” Breithaupt and Lloyd Breithaupt; sisters, Natalie Zygmuntowicz, Pat Henderson and Joyce Willis; grandchildren, Chad Stapleton (Marsha), Jessica Neal (Heath), Betsy Warwick (Bren), Seth Corley (Jessica), Luke Stapleton (Jessi), Dustin Cooper (LaRay) and Malcolm Cooper (Victoria); 17 great grandchildren, three step-great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Pallbearers were her grandsons, Chad, Seth, Luke, Dustin, Malcolm, Heath, and Bren.

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