Thursday, March 3, 2011

William Cockrell

Mr. William J. Cockrell, 88, passed away on Thursday, March 3, 2011, at Winston Medical Center. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, on Saturday, March 5, 2011, from 9:00 a.m. until service time. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 5, 2011, at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel, with burial following in Poplar Flat Cemetery with Rev. Jonathan Peeples officiating. Mr. Cockrell was a member of Poplar Flat Baptist Church and a retired farmer. He was born on November 21, 1922, to John H. and Mary Elizabeth Cockrell.
Mr. Cockrell is survived by a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, John H. and Mary Elizabeth Cockrell.
Serving as pallbearers will be Thomas Cockrell, Bobby Stubbs, Jay Willis, David Ruffin, and Conner Romedy. Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, Mississippi, is handling local arrangements.