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Barbara D. Cole

Marion-Barbara Diane Cole, 82, passed away at 12:05am on Friday, January 17, 2014 at Helia Healthcare in Energy. Barbara was born on October 13, 1931 in Senath, MO to Walter L. and Mary Mildred (Lewis) Ross. She married Dormand A.R. Cole on December 23, 1950 in Senath, MO.  He survives of Marion. Barbara was an office worker and cashier for the K-Mart Corporation for many years.  She was a member of Third Baptist Church. Barbara enjoyed spending time with family and friends and will be missed by all. Survivors include: Husband-Dormand Cole Children: Karen Gail Cole Douglas R. Cole and fiance Ann Lewis Stanley G. Cole and wife Denise Teresa C. Elston and husband Ward Six grandchildren Two great-grandchildren Brothers and sisters: Mary Louise Watson Wayva Hollis Zaida Cagle She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Gilbert Ross and infant brother.                                                                                                                                        Graveside funeral services will be held on Monday, January 20, 2014 at noon at Rose Hill Cemetery in Marion with Rev. Mark Fisher officiating.   Blue Funeral Home in Marion is handling arrangements.

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My sincere sympathies to Dorm and his family. When I was invited numerous times to your home in suburban Flint years ago, Barb was always so kind and friendly to me. My thoughts and prayers are for Dorm and his family as they go through this difficult time. With her faith, Barb is now smiling upon her family from her heavenly home.

Dr. Jeffrey Drake Jan 24 2014 1:43 AM

Remembering the family, I went to school with Barbara in Senath, Mo. Was a class mate of Zaida Lynn. Thinking of you, please express my deepest sympathy

Edna Mullen Hodges Jan 22 2014 5:33 PM

I worked with Mrs. Cole when I worked at K-Mart as a summer job during my college years, long before my sister Denise married her son. My contacts with her there were one of the best parts of that job. She was unfailing kind to everyone and always had a smile and a kind word for all who came into contact with her. Our family sends our sympathy to the entire Cole family on the loss of this special lady.

Jan Wilson (Denise's sister) Jan 19 2014 9:53 PM

So Sorry to hear of your loss. We will be keeping the Family in our Prayers. Jerry and Pricilla Roberts