MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

Obituaries

March 20, 2013

Jack L. Cothran

1920 -- 2013

— Funeral services for Jack L. Cothran, 93, of Oktaha, OK, will be held at 1:00 P.M. Friday, March 22, 2013 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness in Muskogee, Oklahoma with Ewoud Grootenboer officiating. Burial will be in Middleton Chapel Cemetery in Oktaha under the direction of Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home of Muskogee.

Jack was born January 9, 1920 at Holdenville, OK, the son of Edward Thomas and Mamie (Logan) Cothran and died Thursday, March 14, 2013 in Tulsa. Jack served his country in the U. S. Army. On September 24, 1945 he married Agnes “Pearl” Calhoun in San Antonio, TX. She preceded him in death. Prior to retirement, Jack worked in the oil fields for 40 years. He was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness.

Survivors include his son, James Cothran of Muskogee; daughter, Juanita Gaines of Oktaha; six grandchildren, Molly Potts of Broken Arrow, Diana M. Moran of Muskogee, Michele L. Mooney of Marietta, GA, Jason Cothran of Ventura, CA, Brian Gaines of Checotah, Eric Gaines of Oktaha; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; sister-in-law, Marge, of Muskogee; sister, Ellen Harris and husband, C. R., of Oktaha. His brother, Walter Edward Cothran, passed away on March 16, 2013, two days after Jack.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
AP Video
Disbanding Muslim Surveillance Draws Praise Hundreds Missing After South Korean Ferry Sinks Passengers Abuzz After Plane Hits Swarm of Bees Boston Bomb Scare Defendant Appears in Court Pistorius Trial: Adjourned Until May 5 Diaz Gets Physical for New Comedy Raw: Ferry Sinks Off South Korean Coast Town, Victims Remember Texas Blast Freeze Leaves Florida Panhandle With Dead Trees At Boston Marathon, a Chance to Finally Finish Are School Dress Codes Too Strict? Raw: Fatal Ferry Boat Accident Suspicious Bags Found Near Marathon Finish Line Boston Marks the 1st Anniversary of Bombing NYPD Ends Muslim Surveillance Program 8-year-old Boy Gets His Wish: Fly Like Iron Man Sex Offenders Arrested in Slayings of CA Women India's Transgenders Celebrate Historic Ruling Tributes Mark Boston Bombing Anniversary Raw: Kan. Shooting Suspect Faces Judge
Poll

Should a federal judge have the power to strike down Oklahoma's ban on gay marriage?

Yes
No
     View Results
Featured Ads
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Stocks