Anna May (Cochrane) (Hermann) Gregath

Ann Cochrane Gregath, formerly of Afton, Oklahoma, passed away Thursday,
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 in death
by her husbands, parents, a sister, Dora Cochrane Whisler, Bonita Springs,
Florida and grandson, Christopher Mark Gregath, Cullman, Alabama.

Mrs. Gregath is survived by her son, John Timothy Gregath and daughter-in­
law, Lawana Kay (Good) Gregath, of Nashville, Tennessee, and a daughter,
Fredrea (Hermann) (Gregath) Cook and son-in-law,
Fredas L. Cook, Miami, Oklahoma.
She is also survived by three granddaughters, Carrie Ann Cook, Wyandotte,
Oklahoma, Madelyn Joy Gregath McLemore and husband, Brent Taylor
McLemore, Jackson, Tennessee, and Sabrina Noel Gregath and husband, Marc
Vromen, Amsterdam, Netherlands, as well as one grandson, Matthew Brent
Gregath, Murfreesboro, Tennessee. She is also survived by two great
granddaughters, Sophia Claire and Abigail Taylor McLemore,
Jackson, Tennessee.

A teacher, writer, and publisher, she founded the Gregath Publishing
Company, in Cullman, in 1970. Mrs. Gregath researched and studied allover
the United States, Mexico, Canada, the Mediterranean, North Africa, Spain and
the Caribbean. Her first works in high school and subsequent family history
books prompted her to begin helping others publish their genealogies. She
developed genealogical research and writing classes at Wallace State
Community College, Hanceville, Alabama, as well as establishing their
genealogical library .

A member of numerous genealogical, historical, and patriotic organizations,
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 Church and
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, Grove.
Checks made payable to the chapter can be mailed to Jean Bohannan,
Treasurer, 618041 E 280 RD, Grove, Oklahoma 74344.