A memorial potluck dinner will be held at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 8 at the home of Mr. Cole’s niece, Sharon Brumlow, at 537 Joppa Rd. in Massac County.
All family and friends are invited.
Survivors include one son, Charles Kenneth Cole of Boaz; two grandchildren; two brothers, Paul Cole and John Cole, both of California; and three sisters, Faye McBride and Wilma Nell Heflin, both of Metropolis, and Shirley Brumlow of California.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Rosie Cole; four brothers, James Cole, Terry Cole, Larry Cole and Ralph Pullen; and six sisters, Hazel Conley, Jeanelle Cox, Patricia Cole, Mary Harvill, Twana Cole and Virgie Wiley.