Mrs. Linda Cochran McWaters

Mrs. Linda Cochran McWaters died early Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, after waging a year-long battle with acute myeloid leukemia. 

The daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Alton Cochran, Mrs. McWaters was born in Canton, Georgia, on Dec. 14, 1938. The family relocated to Carrollton, Georgia, where she was a majorette with the Trojans Marching Band, a member of the Class of 1956, and a student at West Georgia College.

Married to the late Bill McWaters, Mrs. McWaters worked for over 30 years in the Coweta County medical community, retiring in December of 2011 from PAPP Clinic. She was a member of Unity Baptist Church and a sustaining member of the Newnan Junior Service League.

A loving mother, sister, and grandmother, she leaves behind daughters, Mrs. Kay Cawthon (Marshall), Ms. Misty McWaters; grandchildren, Meg Morgan (Tommy), Matthew Cawthon (Molly), Sara McWaters and Emily McWaters; and great-granddaughter, Margaret Bailey Morgan, all of Newnan; sisters, Mrs. Carole C. Collier of Newnan, Mrs. Sandra C. Conally of Smyrna; brother, Joe Cochran (Marie) of Fairburn; sister-in-law, Mrs. Helen McWaters Faulkner of Rome; and nieces, nephews, and many friends.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at .

Funeral services will be held Thursday, Oct. 17 at 4 p.m. in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at McKoon Funeral Home one hour prior to service. Pastor Danny Wilson to officiate. Flowers are welcome as are memorial contributions to the Winship Cancer Institute, Office of Gift Records, Emory University 1762 Clifton Road, NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30322.

McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St., Newnan, GA 30263, 770-253-4580

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