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Lillian J. Cockerham

Services for Lillian J. Cockerham, of Wesson, are 2 p.m. Friday,Jan. 16, at New Salem Church of Christ with burial in the churchcemetery.

Visitation is Thursday from 5 until 9 p.m. at Brookhaven FuneralHome on North Jackson Street and Friday from noon until 2 p.m. atthe church.

Mrs. Cockerham, 78, died Jan. 13, 2009, at King’s DaughtersMedical Center in Brookhaven. She was born in Brookhaven on March2, 1930, to Carlos Butler Smith and Maggie Lee Anderson Smith.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of New Salem Church ofChrist.

Preceding her in death were her parents; and her husband, ElmerJ. Cockerham.

Survivors are a sister, Doris Mathis and husband, Maxie, ofWesson; a niece, Marie Mercier and husband, Jeff; her great nieces,Leannda Goss and Ashley Goss; a great nephew, Kevin Goss; and manyother nieces and nephews.