Barbara Cockrell

Augusta, Ga. – Barbara Buck Cockrell, 88, beloved wife of the late Rufus J. Cockrell, entered into rest Saturday, June 14, 2014 at the Thomas Personal Care Home.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. in the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with Reverend Lynn B. Prather officiating. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park .

Mrs. Cockrell, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Marion R. Buck, was born in Augusta , Georgia and was an Episcopalian. She was a homemaker and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother to her family.

Pallbearers will be Scott Cockrell, Michael Williamson, Billy Harris, Shane Henry, Hal Taylor and Stephen Henry.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Lynda and Jim Williamson of Hephzibah , Georgia and her son and daughter-in-law, Danny and Becky Cockrell of Evans , Georgia . She was the adored grandmother of Shelley Henry (Stephen), Michael Williamson (Caroline), Stacey Cockrell and Scott Cockrell (Stephanie). She is also survived by several nieces and nephews, her brother, Marion “Buddy” Buck, and five great-grandchildren: Shane Henry, Hannah Cockrell, Chandler Williamson and identical twin Cockrell boys arriving soon. Pallbearers will be Michael Williamson, Scott Cockrell, Stephen Henry, Shane Henry, Hal Taylor and Billy Harris. The family would like to extend their heartfelt appreciation for the kind and loving care given by Ann Taylor (her niece), Frances Johnson, and the caring staff of the personal care home of Ms. Inez Thomas.

The family will receive friends Tuesday afternoon June 17, 2014 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Road , Augusta , Georgia .

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