Cass county obits Jan. 17, 2018

Aug. 11, 1957 - Jan. 6, 2018
Dr. Kent Scott Cochran, 60, of Linden, passed away Jan. 6, 2018. He was born Aug. 11, 1957 in Linden, to Charles B. Cochran and Melba Dene Kent. 
He was an amazing educator. He earned his undergraduate degree from Texas Christian University, got his masters from Stephen F. Austin University and earned his doctorate at Texas A&M. Education was very important to him. He taught school in several school districts, was the International Baccalaureate Counselor at Longview Independent School District and finished his career as the Business Development Executive for TRUECar. He was also a past member of the Turtle Creek Chorale Group in Dallas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Banger and Melba Dene Cochran.
He is survived by his brother, John Cochran and wife Kremena from Boca Raton, Fla.; nephew, David Banger Cochran from Philadelphia, Penn.; niece, Kristina Dene Cochran from Boca Raton; foster-mom, Sandy Wells of Linden; and several cousins.
Visitation was from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at Reeder-Davis Funeral Home in Linden.
Funeral services were at 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 13, in the Chapel of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home with Bro. Bryan Baggett officiating. Interment followed at the Linden Cemetery under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home of Linden.
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Nov. 11, 1949 - Jan. 14, 2018
Sandrea “Sandy” Humphrey, 68, of Bloomburg, died Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, in a Texarkana hospice facility.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at the Holly Street Church of God. Interment followed at Brown Cemetery in Ravanna, Ark., under the direction of Hanner Funeral Service.
Feb. 10, 1955 - Jan. 13, 2018
Lisa Jeriene Bennett, 62, of Douglassville, died Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018.
Arrangements are pending with Reeder-Davis Funeral Home of Linden.
May 15, 1984 – Jan. 8, 2018
Heather Marie Johnson, 33, of Texarkana, died Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, at CHRISTUS St Michael Medical Plaza in Texarkana.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Queen City Funeral Home.


July 27, 1922 – Jan. 6, 2018
Queenie Hamilton, 95, of Pittsburg, died Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018.
Funeral services were at noon Saturday, Jan. 13, at Shady Grove Baptist Church in Cason. Interment followed at Shady Grove Cemetery under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home of Hughes Springs.
Jan. 16, 1944 – Jan. 2, 2018
Mary Nell Ramage, 73, of Doddridge, Ark., died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018 in a Tucson, Ariz., hospice facility.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, in the Hanner Funeral Chapel.

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