Barbara Ann Cockrum, 51

Funeral services for Barbara Ann Cockrum, 51, of Brixey, were held Oct. 21, 2019, at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Ava with Pastor Stan Collins officiating. Ms. Cockrum died Oct. 17 at her parents’ home in Ava with her family by her side.
She was born Dec. 7, 1967, in Mountain Grove, the daughter of Nuel Francis and Zelma Miller Cockrum. She worked at Wal-Mart in Ava for many years. She enjoyed spending time with her family and loved  time spent with her granddaughter Autumn. She also loved raising dogs and going to yard sales.
She was a Christian and a member of the Thornfield House of Prayer.    
She is survived by her two sons, Matthew Hannaford and wife Laura, and James Stapleton, all of Brixey; her parents, Nuel and Zelma Cockrum of Ava; her granddaughter, Autumn Hannaford; three sisters, Sherry Hayes and husband “Bud,” Sharolette Pendergrass and husband Scott, and Susan Cockrum; several nieces and nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.   
Burial was in the Smith Chapel Cemetery near Gainesville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Thornfield House of Prayer Church. Online condolences may be expressed at
Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava, directors.

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