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Mary Cochran Herbert

Mary Cochran Herbert, age 93, of 1355 Cedar Valley Road, Laurens, S.C., and widow of Charles Carrington Herbert Sr., died on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at her home.

Born in Richmond, Va., she was the daughter of the late George Brockenbrough and Mary James Cochran. Mrs. Herbert was a graduate of St. Catherine’s School in Richmond, Va., and in 1950 moved to Cedar Valley Farm with her husband and their children. There they raised their children, animals, crops and beautiful flowers.  They enjoyed hunting, fishing, working the land, and entertaining friends at their beloved Cedar Valley. Mary was an active community volunteer. A few of her accomplishments include being the first lady on the Laurens County Hospital Board and being a charter member of the Laurens County Hospital Ladies Auxiliary.  Mary was a member of the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany of Laurens and at one time served on the church vestry.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, April 8, 2018, at The Episcopal Church of the Epiphany.

The family will be at Cedar Valley Farm, and they will host a reception there immediately following the memorial service.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at

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