03/03/17  Cockrum Obit


82 year old Jack C. Cockrum of Pine Bluff died Wednesday. He served in the U.S. Army in the early 60's. He owned Ye Ole Garden Shop before co-owning and operating Landscape Design in Pine Bluff for many years. After retirement, he worked for Shepherd's Florist and later became a Master Gardener. He was past president of the Arkansas Nursery Association winning the Sturdy Oak Award. He was involved in planning and maintenance of the Japanese Garden at the Pine Bluff Civic Center.

A memorial service will be held tomorrow morning at 10:30 at First United Methodist Church with Reverend Mike Morey officiating. A reception will follow at the church.