Vadie Laudell Davis Cockrell, 91, of Double Springs, entered into rest on Saturday, May 2, 2020 at her home surrounded by her loving family. A private graveside service was held earlier for Mrs. Cockrell, who was buried in Double Springs Memorial Cemetery. Rev. Phillip Twilley officiated. Mrs. Cockrell's Celebration of Life service will take place Sunday, May 31, 2020, at 5 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Double Springs.
Mrs. Cockrell was born on February 13, 1929, the last of nine children of James and Jerosha Davis in a two room log cabin with a dog trot. She was a faithful, long-time member of First Baptist Church, Double Springs and loved to sing hymns. She was an excellent seamstress. Laudell was a very humble and strong person.
Mrs. Cockrell is survived by her son, David Cockrell and his wife Karen, along with their children, Dalton, Alex and Lona; and daughter, Nancy Baker and her husband Terry, along with her children, Robert and Bethany Bryant.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lee Cockrell; parents, James H and Jerosha Cagle Davis; and siblings, Addie Davis Bailey, George Davis, Ellis Davis, Oscar Davis, Annie Davis Elliott, Aubrey Davis, Elmer Davis and Agnes Davis Koon.
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