Posted: Monday, October 11, 2010 12:31 pm
The Messenger, October 11, 2010
Oletha Cole, 90, of Obion died Oct. 9, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Cryer Funeral Home in Obion, with the Rev. Terry English officiating. Burial will follow in Zion Cemetery west of Obion.
Friends may call at the funeral home 5-7 p.m. Tuesday.
Pallbearers will be Doug Rickman, Alan Jordan, Vinson Thompson, Jimmy Gatlin, Corey Heskett and Donnie Cole.
The family requests that memorials be made to Obion First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 206, Obion, TN 38240.
She was born in Obion County Oct. 4, 1920, daughter of the late Jim and Roxie (Davis) Hicks. She was an employee of the former Salant & Salant Co. in Obion and was a member of Obion First United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her son, Terry Cole of Obion; her daughter, Janiece Roberts of Murfreesboro; her sister, Berneda Mallard of Newbern; three grandchildren, Tracy Cole of Obion, Jason Roberts of Murfreesboro and Jennifer Crisafulli of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and two great-grandchildren, Mollye White and Austin Cole, both of Telahina, Okla.
She was also preceded in death by her sister, Nell Thomas.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.cryerfuneralhome.com.