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Joan Cockerell

Joan Cockerell, age 92, of Sulphur Springs, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at home surrounded by her family and friends. A Memorial and inurnment will be held at a later date in Balmorhea, TX.

Joan Jones was born in Balmorhea, Tx on December 9, 1927. She grew up the daughter of Henry Jones (Farmer) and Winnie Davis Jones (Housewife). She raised 3 children (Mickie Cockerell Wilson, Debbie Cockerell, and Buster Cockerell.) She has 8 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Joan was also a member at the Methodist Church in Tom Bean, TX. She retired as a Circuit Board Assembler with Texas Instruments, after 25 years. Joan enjoyed dancing at her free time, and she liked dancing Line Dancing as well as Square Dancing. She was involved in making circuit for smart bombs during Gulf War.

She is survived by her daughters; Mickie Wilson of Sulphur Springs, TX and Debbie Cockerell of Gatesville, TX; Son, Gowman M. “Buster” Cockerell Jr. and wife, Wendy Cockerell of Dublin, TX; grandchildren, Kim Schrock, Cristy Hutton, Amie Cockerell, Casey Galliton, Lacey Lee, John Paul Cockerell, Mattew Cockerell, Justin Cockerell; great grandchildren, Anna Hutton, Reagan Hutton, Jackson Hutton, Brylin Schrock, and Audriana Schrock.

Joan was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, John Jones and Henry “Togo” Jones; sister, Joyce Jones.

Arrangements under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.
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Joan Cockerell
Joan Cockerell

Author: Matt Janson

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