Mary Jo Cochran, age 89 of Maryville, passed away Wednesday, January 5, 2021 at Blount Memorial Hospital. After attending Loudon High School, she traveled wither husband, Charles Cochran who served 23 ½ years in the United States Air Force and retired in Maryville. Survivors include: daughter, Charlene West; granddaughter, Brooke Stinnett; sister, Violet Davis; and many nieces and nephews. Mary Jo was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Cochran; parents, John and Elizabeth Kittrell; brother, Norman Kittrell; sisters, Louise Powell, Imogene Jenkins, and Jonnie Lee Howard. She was a long-time member of Monte Vista Baptist Church along-side husband, Charles, where she loved to help out in the nursery. In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, Office of Development 2900 N Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607. Family and friends will assemble at 1:00 PM for Graveside Service and Entombment Sunday, January 9, 2022 at Grandview Mausoleum Chapel with Bob Dalton officiating. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com
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