Walking On - Tammie P. Cochran

11.30.2015 Dean Rhodes Walking On

Tammie P. Cochran

Jan. 17, 1958 – Nov. 14, 2015

Tribal Elder Tammie P. Cochran, 57, a Moses Lake, Wash., resident, passed away Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, at her residence.

Tammie was born Jan. 17, 1958, in Phoenix, Ariz. She was the daughter of Herbert and Gladys (Maas) Stephens. Tammie was raised and educated in Moses Lake, where she graduated in 1976 from Moses Lake High School. She worked at Red Rock Elementary as a paraprofessional where she wanted to be close to her three daughters.

Tammy is survived by her three daughters, Janelle Stamper of Moses Lake, Lindsey Mead of Royal City, Wash., and McKenzie Cochran of Pullman, Wash.; parents, Herbert and Gladys Stephens of Moses Lake; sisters, Jackie Wilmont of Moses Lake and Robin Schaeffer of Wenatchee, Wash.; and brothers, Blake Stephens of Moses Lake and William “Bill” Stephens of Arizona. She also is survived by aunts, uncles and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial services were held Saturday, Nov. 21, at Kayser’s Chapel of Memories, with Pastor Tim Snyder of the Royal City Church of the Nazarene officiating. She was laid to rest at Pioneer Memorial Gardens.

Please sign the online guestbook or leave a note for the family at Arrangements were in care of Kayser’s Chapel of Memories in Moses Lake.

Everyone who knew and loved Tammie will always carry her memories of love and laughter in their hearts. She was known for her love of frogs and every time that friends and family see a frog they will smile in remembrance. Tammie was a vibrant person who made sure that everyone around her had a laugh or a smile. We love you!