Mrs. Colles Cochran Cleckley, known to her family and friends as “Bee” was born on December 26, 1931 to the late Murphy Sr. and Queen Victoria Hamilton Cochran in Colleton County. She completed her earthly journey and transitioned to her new home by answering God’s call on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at Bluffton Nursing Home in Bluffton, South Carolina.
Graveside Service will be held Saturday, December 19, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at New Jerusalem Holy Spirit #2, 7333 Bells Highway, Ruffin, South Carolina. Gloria Cleckley, Pastor and Reverend Dr. Ephriam D. Stephens, Eulogist. A public viewing will be held Friday, December 18, 2020 at Stephens-Maree-Tracy Funeral Home Chapel of Serenity from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
(THOSE ATTENDING GRAVESIDE SERVICE ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR A FACIAL MASK, AND SOCIAL DISTANCING WILL BE ENFORCED.)
She attended the Public Schools of Colleton County. She was a dedicated homemaker to her family. She attended Mt. Sinai Baptist Church in Round O, South Carolina until her health failed.
She was joined in Holy matrimony to Daniel Cleckley, and to this union a son was born.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel Cleckley; parents, Murphy Sr., and Queen Victoria Cochran; siblings, Willie James Cochran, George Cochran, Percy Cochran, Nathaniel Cochran, Elizabeth Hampton, Janie Lee Gantt, Murphy Cochran, Jr., and Isaac Cochran, Sr.
She leaves to cherish her memories, one son, Dennis Cleckley, Jr. (Gloretta); seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one sister, Ruby Cochran Presha of Jacksonville, Florida; two brothers, Charles Cochran (Debra) of Jacksonville. Florida and Melvin Eugene Cochran of Round O, South Carolina; God-child, Monica Cochran of Jacksonville, Florida; Special sister-in-law, Rose Cochran of Round O, South Carolina; special niece, Deloris Daniels of Savannah, Georgia and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.
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