Linda M. Cochran, age 98, of LaBelle, passed away March 6, 2018 in the Oakbrook Nursing Home, LaBelle.
Linda was born September 27, 1919 in Youngstown, OH to the late Luther Evans and Gwendolyn (Jones) Evans. She moved to Miami, Florida as a young girl. Later she met and married Jimmy Cochran and they moved to LaBelle, Florida in 1961. She worked side-by-side with Jimmy in his land development, and sometimes farming business until his death in 2001. Linda loved being a Mother, Grandmother, Great and Great-Great Grandmother and to many others just "Nana".
Survivors include her son: Ronnie Cochran, daughter: Gwen Newell, grandchildren: Julie Raulerson (Donnie), Kenny Cochran (Bridgette), James Cochran (Danna), Tracy Newell, Chad Newell (Kathi) and Greg Newell (Nila), great grandchildren: Ashley, Morgan, Cutter, Brilee, Taylor, Jadan, Easton, David and Caitlyn, great-great grandchildren: Brayden, Mackenzie and Grayson. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years Jimmy Cochran, parents, five brothers, one sister and daughter-in-law: Sharon Cochran.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 9:00 am at Akin-Davis Funeral Home, LaBelle with Rev. Frank Deerey Jr. officiating. Interment will be Saturday, March 10, 2018 in Fort Denaud Cemetery, LaBelle.