Evangeline Miller Cockerham

April 4, 1926November 21, 2012

Mrs. Evangeline Miller Cockerham, 86, of 715 Crestridge Dr. Statesville, died Wednesday at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. Born in Wilkes County on April 4, 1926, she was a daughter of the late Foster Miller and Dora Bolin Miller. Mrs. Cockerham was a homemaker and a member of Bristol Drive Baptist Church. On August 23, 1940, she married Mr. James Estes Cockerham who died on December 7, 1990. She was also preceded in death by step sons, James Robert Cockerham and Carl Cockerham, a step daughter, Mrs. Barbara Deas, three brothesr, Burl Miller, Carl Miller and Don Miller, and three sisters, Effie Bard, Lillie Huffman and Maggie Cockerham. Survivors include three sons, Benny Estes Cockerham and Larry E. Cockerham both of Statesville and Billy Clayton Cockerham of Troutman, two daughters, Mrs. Beatrice Danner Moreland of Mocksville and Mrs. Clara C. Robinson of Statesville along with a step daughter, Mrs. Jo Ann Cox of Advance. Also surviving are a brother, George Miller of Thomasville and sisters, Mrs. Barbara Basin of Sophia, N.C., Sterlia Bumgarner and Mabel Cockerham of Millers Creek, N.C. and Clara Yates of Lewisville, N.C. Additional survivors include grandchildren: Crystal Robinson, Paul Cockerham, Todd Danner, Crystal Daniels, Mandy Lowery, Amanda Thomas, Lindsay Moose, Erick Cockeram and Shannon Cockeran, along with 4 step grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren. Services celebratiing her life will be conducted at 2:00 Saturday at Westmoreland Chapel of Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home with Dr. J. B. Parker, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at Iredell Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 12:00 to 2:00 Saturday at the funeral home prior to the service. Condolences may be sent on line to the family to Memorials may be given to Bristol Drive Baptist Church 221 Bristol Dr. Statesville, N.C. 28677. Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.


  • Visitation Saturday, November 24, 2012
  • Funeral Service Saturday, November 24, 2012

Evangeline Miller Cockerham

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Miles Hunt

November 25, 2012

My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.

Gayle Sowell

November 25, 2012

Clayton, you and your family are in my Thoughts and Prayers. Much Love sent your way.

Paul & Mandy Cockerham

November 25, 2012

We love and miss you, grammaw.

Brenda Elliott

November 24, 2012

Claire you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.remember the good times and know shes in a better place. Free of any pain. Love you and knowing your strength will pull you through this difficult time..

Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home

November 24, 2012

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.

Odean Sharpe

November 23, 2012

Claire you and your family are in my prayers. There are few words that can ease the pain of losing someone so close and special. Be sure to take the time to talk with God for He is the one who can ease all pain.
Love and Prayers to you and Doug