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Evelyn May Cochran

April 20, 1934 - January 26, 2018

Evelyn May Cochran, age 83, of New Castle, Delaware, passed away on Friday, January 26, 2018.

Born in Wilmington on April 20, 1934, she was a daughter of the late James E. and Mabel (Winchester) Walker.  Evelyn dedicated her life to her family, raising her children and enjoyed being a homemaker.

She will be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother who was always there for all of her family.  Evelyn was a very strong willed and independent individual who posessed so much kindness her generosity was endless.

In addition to her parents, Evelyn is preceded in death by her husband, John L. Cochran; daughter, Patricia Edwards; sons, Stanley Walker, Robert Griffith, Richard White, Sr. and John White; and sisters, Louise Simpson and Barbara Walker.  She is survived by her daughters, Brenda Milburn (John) and Ellen Marie Dunford (Neal); brother James Walker, Jr. (Beulah); sisters, Janice Cheeseman and Elaine Cheeseman (George); as well as many grandchildren and several great great grandchildren.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 12 pm until 1pm on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 1 pm.  Interment will follow in Silverbrook Cemetery, 3300 Lancaster Pike, Wilmington, DE.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society, 92 Reads Way #205, New Castle, DE 19720.

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  • I couldn’t believe when Bryan told me about Mom. I loved her and spoke with her about every month. My prayers go out to all of the family. Love, Linda

  • Marie and Family
    We are so sorry for your loss, please find comfort in the memories you hold dear to your heart.
    Heaven has received an very special angel…Your in our thoughts and prayers..

    Andrew & Susan

  • Grandma, You will be deeply missed. I’m so happy for the time we spent together on my last trip up. You were such a big part of my younger years and will always be remberd fondly. You were such a strong woman and devoted to your family. My thoughts and sympathy goes out to the rest of the family and friends.
    Your loving granddaughter in Tennessee
    Kelly “Mullikin’ Street

  • Marie , Stephanie & Neal : So sorry for her passing May she rest in peace. Love to all , Wicky. <3

  • I am the oldest daughter of Barabara Ann Walker-Gladu, Aunt Evelyns sister. Our family sends our love, prayers & support to all. Aunt Evelyn was so amazing and she will be missed & i know she is happy with her husband, daughter, sons, father, mother & sisters! May Goid surround his arms around all of you & bring you peace!

  • to my beloved grandmother…..i will miss you always…..my fondest memeries of you was your laughter……taking you shopping and our lunches together…..i will never forget the sounds of you laughing….