Doris Jean Cockrell

February 10, 1941 ~ March 2, 2018 (age 77)

COCKRELL, Doris Jean, age 77, of Dayton, born February 10, 1941 in Birmingham, AL, passed away Friday, March 2, 2018. A retired teacher of Dayton Public Schools after 40 years, the last 23 years at Nettie Lee Roth Middle School. She was a dedicated member of Greater Allen A.M.E. Church. Preceded in death by her parents, George & Sammie Joe Daniels; husband of 53 years, Willie Cockrell; son, Terrance Shawn Cockrell; two sisters, one brother. She leaves to remember and cherish her memory, her son, James Keith Cockrell; daughters, Kimberly Cockrell, Lisa Taylor; granddaughter, Tiffany Cockrell; five sisters, one brother; a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral service 11 am Friday, March 9, 2018 at Greater Allen A.M.E. Church, 1620 W. Fifth St. Rev. Elmer S. Martin, officiating; Rev. Dr. Earl G. Harris, eulogist. Interment Woodland Cemetery. Visitation 9 am Friday at the church until time of service. Family will receive friends one hour prior. Arrangements entrusted to the House of Wheat Funeral Home, Inc., 2107 N. Gettysburg Ave. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Greater Allen A.M.E. Church Youth Dept

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