Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


January 2, 2014

Travis John Cogburn

Travis John Cogburn, 94, of Purdon passed away Monday, Dec. 30, 2013 in Corsicana. Services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 3, 2014 at Bellmead Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Charles Nelson officiating. Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Waco. Visitation was 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014 at the funeral home.

Mr. Cogburn was born Jan. 17, 1919 in DeLeon, Texas to Alvin Ernest  and Ila Mae (Bockman) Cogburn. He was a retired dispatcher for Texas Power and Light.

Survivors include his wife, Katherine Cogburn of Purdon; daughters, Charlotte Callaway of Corsicana and Sharan Mandel of Purdon; sisters, Faye Broseh of Lewisville and Helen Willhoite of Austin; grandchildren, Jamie Veselka and husband, Danny, Julie Kawamura and husband, Tom, Richie Price and wife, Michele, Kathy Smith and husband, Eddie, Pat Pullin and husband, Tim, Greg Price and James Coslett; and 13 great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Richie Price, Greg Price, Tim Pullin, Danny Veselka, Julie Kawamura, Roger Cogburn, Mack Broseh and Willie Holland. Honorary pallbearer will be Rusty Price. Please sign the online guest book at


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