May (Cochrane) (Hermann) Gregath
Cochrane Gregath, formerly of Afton, Oklahoma, passed away
August 11th, at her home in Nashville, Tennessee.
The daughter of John E. Cochrane and Dora Pearl (Lockhart)
Cochrane, she was
the widow of John E. Gregath, Cullman, Alabama. She was preceded
by her husbands, parents, a sister, Dora Cochrane Whisler, Bonita
Florida and grandson, Christopher Mark Gregath, Cullman, Alabama.
Mrs. Gregath is survived by her son, John Timothy Gregath and
law, Lawana Kay (Good) Gregath, of Nashville, Tennessee, and a
Fredrea (Hermann) (Gregath) Cook and son-in-law,
Fredas L. Cook, Miami, Oklahoma.
She is also survived by three granddaughters, Carrie Ann Cook,
Oklahoma, Madelyn Joy Gregath McLemore and husband, Brent Taylor
McLemore, Jackson, Tennessee, and Sabrina Noel Gregath and
Vromen, Amsterdam, Netherlands, as well as one grandson, Matthew
Gregath, Murfreesboro, Tennessee. She is also survived by two
granddaughters, Sophia Claire and Abigail Taylor McLemore,
A teacher, writer, and publisher, she founded the Gregath
Company, in Cullman, in 1970. Mrs. Gregath researched and studied
the United States, Mexico, Canada, the Mediterranean, North
Africa, Spain and
the Caribbean. Her first works in high school and subsequent
books prompted her to begin helping others publish their
developed genealogical research and writing classes at Wallace
Community College, Hanceville, Alabama, as well as establishing
genealogical library .
A member of numerous genealogical, historical, and patriotic
she was a long time member of the
Dripping Springs Chapter, NSDAR, Cullman, Alabama,
Cowskin Prairie Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy,
Grove, Oklahoma and the
Continental Society Daughters of Indian Wars.
Services will be conducted by Byron Vance, First United Methodist
held August 16th, at the Moss Chapel, Cullman, Alabama.
In lieu of flowers, the
family suggests local memorial contributions be made to
the Newspaper Archive Fund, through the Cowskin Prairie Chapter,
Checks made payable to the chapter can be mailed to Jean Bohannan,
Treasurer, 618041 E 280 RD, Grove, Oklahoma 74344.