KENTON — L. Jane Cockerell, age 80, of Kenton and formerly of Ada,
died on Monday, March 6, 2017, at 12:41 a.m. at Hardin Memorial
She was born on May 26, 1936, in Prestonsburg, Kentucky to T.J. and
Myrtle (Wright) Holbrook, who preceded her in death. On Dec. 21, 1954,
Jane married Elmer “Bud” Cockerell and he died on Aug. 13, 2003.
Jane retired in 1986 after 25 years from Liberty National Bank of Ada
where she was a cashier and vice president. She was a member of Faith
Baptist Church, Kenton. She was a former member of the Hix-N-Chix of
She is survived by a sister, Kathleen Carothers of Kenton;
brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Danny (Nancy) Cockerell of Florida;
two nephews, Larry Spradlin of Upper Sandusky and Todd Cockerell of
Dayton; five nieces, Sherry (Dennis) Wilson of Belle Center, Robin
(Rick) Siegenthaler of Ada, Charmaine Spradlin of Ada, Kathy Smith of
Dunkirk, and Shannon Cockerell of Alger; six great nephews, Terry (Kim)
Hildrith of Johnsville, Cory (Sabrina) Hildrith of Mt. Vernon, Raymond
(LeAnn) Pryor of Ada, David Pryor of Dunkirk, Brian Harp of Grant, and
Jake (Amanda) Spradlin of Waynesfield; six great nieces, Lorie Hastings
of Ada, Heather (Michael) Blackburn of Ada, Rachel (Dustin) Spradlin of
Kenton, Jessie Spradlin of Ada, Kristin Spradlin of Ada, and Kelly Slone
of Ada; and her cousins and caregivers, Judy Prater and Iretta Wright
both of Ada.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Bonnie Spradlin; a nephew,
Rick Spradlin; a niece, Lorna Pryor; and a great niece, Rebecca
Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 9, at Faith
Baptist Church, 402 East Forest Road, Kenton, OH, 43326, with Pastor
David Robertson officiating. Burial will be in Preston Cemetery, Alger.
Friends may call one hour prior to the service on Thursday, March 9, at Faith Baptist Church, Kenton.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Blanchard Place Activities Fund and/or Faith Baptist Church of Kenton.
Condolences can be expressed at www.hansonneely.com
Arrangements are by Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada.