Visitation will be Tuesday, May 14, 2013, from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m. in the parlor at Collins-Burke Funeral Home in Jasper. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Collins-Burke Chapel with burial in Walker Memory Gardens in Jasper. Hollis Alexander will officiate.
He was preceded in death by his father, Govie Cole; wife, Doris J. Burke Cole; and grandson, Jeffery Cole.
He is survived by his son, James W. Cole; sisters, Viola Harris and Stella Cordell; brother, Hayden Cole; granddaughter, Amy M. Cole; and mother, Elviria Pitman Cole.