Alderson-Beulah Z. Cochran, 90, passed away Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at home after a long illness.
Born Nov. 26, 1922, in Summers County, she was the daughter of the late Nathaniel Greene and Virgie Lee Belcher Light.
Mrs. Cochran was a life long resident of Alderson, a member of the Alderson Presbyterian Church, retired from the Alderson Federal Reformatory System and a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by: her parents; husband, Buel E. Cochran on Oct. 19, 2011; daughter, Judith Ray Hertz; sister, Shela Huffman; three brothers, Vey Light, Van Light and Zane Light; and grandsons, Kevin and Christopher.
Survivors include: daughter, Marsha Dale Ray of Alderson; son, Richard Martin, Sr., of Oak Hill; five grandchildren, Robert Flack, II, Joseph Flack, Richard Martin, Jr., Deborah Lee Kincaid and Cara Lee Evans; six great-grandchildren, Katlyn, Alexandra, Shayanne, Megan, Erica and Kimberly; and great-great-grandchild, Caleb Ray McMillion.
A graveside service will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 10 at the Fletcher Addition of the Alderson Cemetery, Alderson, with Rev. Nathan Miller officiating.
There will be no visitation.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Kanawha Hospice Care, Inc., (Greenbrier), 223 Maplewood Avenue, Lewisburg, WV 24901.
Arrangements by Longanacre Funeral Home, Fort Spring.