Mr. Manuel Leon Cochran

Manuel Leon Cochran, age 62, of Hamilton, Alabama, passed away Wednesday, December 30, 2009 at the Northwest Medical Center in Winfield, Alabama.

Funeral service, 2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 2, 2010, Mt. Hope Freewill Baptist Church.  Visitation, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 2, 2010, prior to service at the church.  Randal Tice and Mark Burnett officiating.  Burial in Mt. Hope Cemetery.

Mr. Cochran was born September 1, 1947 in Marion County, Alabama, to the late Loyd and Marvalene Ponders Cochran.  He worked at the Marion County Two-Way Shop. 

He is survived by his wife, Helen Cochran; 3 children, Kenneth (Kandy) Cochran, Kent (Tammy) Cochran, and Joy (Lee) Gills; 5 grandchildren; 1 brother, Daniel Cochran; 5 sisters, Faye McVougle, Jeanette Wideman, Elosie Garrison, Teresa Dunaway, and Wendy Blacklidge.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Loyd and Marvalene Ponders Cochran; 2 brothers, Roy Cochran and Jerry Cochran; and 1 granddaughter, Brooke Cochran.

Hamilton Funeral Home directing, 150 Falcon Circle., P.O. Box 274, Hamilton, AL. 205-921-3197 - Fax: 205-921-3790. Hackleburg Funeral Home - P.O. Box 169, Hackleburg, AL. 35564 - 205-935-3854 - Fax: 205-921-3790.