The funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 P.M., Monday, June 30, 2014 at the Magnolia Baptist Church, 415 Hosie Waters Street, Montezuma, Georgia. Interment will follow in Champ Waters Cemetery, 191 Twin Church Road, Montezuma, Georgia.
Mr. Frobell was born October 30, 1926 to the late Augustus Cochran and Ella Blackwell Cochran in Monticello, Jasper County, Georgia. Eight siblings, Ella, Johnny, Thelma, Flora, Beatrice, Augustus Jr., Ethel Mae and Arlee, preceded him in death.
He acquired his education in the public school system of Jasper County. He was employed with Macon County Board of Education as a maintenance worker and retired on May 12, 2009 after 11 years of dedicated service. He accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior and joined the band of Christian believers at the Church of God By Faith, under the leadership of the late Elder Elmer Thomas.
He was united in holy matrimony in 1951 to Rebecca Mae “Becky” Odom Cochran, and to this union they were blessed with fourteen children. One son, Kirk Cochran, Sr., preceded him in death.
Survivors are a beloved wife of 62 years, Rebecca Mae Cochran, Montezuma, Georgia; thirteen children, Brenda McKenzie (Elisha), Montezuma, Georgia, Glenda Rogers (Lenoris), Oglethorpe, Georgia, Patricia Cochran, Ft. Valley, Georgia, Frobell Cochran, Jr. (Corine), Montezuma, Georgia, Sharon Smith, Ft. Valley, Georgia, Ferdinard Cochran, Atlanta, Georgia, Valerie Cochran, Warner Robins, Georgia, Priscilla Cochran, College Park, Georgia, Daron Cochran (Charlene) Perry, Georgia, James Cochran, Montezuma, Georgia, Felicia Hicks (Gabriel) Leslie, Georgia, Becquetta Frederick (Willie), East Point, Georgia and Remedios Smith (Andre), Perry, Georgia; forty -four grandchildren and twenty-seven great grandchildren; sister–in-law /brother–in-law, Bernice Johnson, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and S. B. Forehand, Jacksonville, Florida; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, including Rev. Hosie Waters and his Christian brothers and sisters of the Church of God By Faith.