Grace Warren-Arnn

Friday, September 24, 2004

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Grace Warren-Arnn, 85, of Sikeston died Thursday, Sept. 23, 2004, at Miner Nursing Center in Miner, Mo.

She was born Feb. 8, 1919, in Choctaw County, Miss., daughter of Felix and Maude L. Ellis Cochran.

Warren-Arnn was a former head designer at Bali Co. in New York City. She had lived in Sikeston since 1989.

Survivors include three sons, Bob Warren of Atlanta, Ga., Bill Warren of Bertrand, Mo., Curtis Warren of Pensacola, Fla.; and a daughter, Daurice "Dee" Neher of Sikeston.

Also surviving are five brothers, Claude Cochran of Lewis-ville, Ohio, David Cochran of Union City, Tenn., Marion Cochran of Jackson, Tenn., Wayne Cochran of Troy, Tenn., Larry Cochran of Nashville, Tenn.; four sisters, Joella Parrott of South Fulton, Tenn., Jeanette Thurmond of Union City, Tenn., Ouida Osborne of Murray, Ky., Lois Sullivan of Troy; 11 grandchildren, including Lynn Jackson of Sikeston who was raised in the home; and 20 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Maynard Cemetery in Diehlstadt, Mo., with Larry Cochran officiating.

Blanchard Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.