Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Melba Delories Cochran


04/01/1939 - 10/17/2017


Melba Delories Cochran age 78, of Robbinsville, NC passed away Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at her residence.

She was born in Mecklenburg County, NC to the late Dewey D. and Estelle Gibson Wilson. Melba worked at Wal-Mart in the fabric department.

She is survived by five children, Rhonda Garrett and husband Darrell of Hiawassee, GA, Debbie Bird and husband John of Robbinsville, Jeffrey Grindstaff and wife Renee of Hiwassee, GA, Teleka Holbrook and husband Michael of Blairsville, GA and Greg Grindstaff of Robbinsville; two sisters, Faye Sherrin of Concord, NC and Brenda Adams of San Diego, CA; one brother, George Wilson of Highpoint, NC; 17 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and many more to come.

A memorial service will be held at 2 PM, Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the Church of the Lamb in Robbinsville, NC.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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