Eleanora Cole

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Eleanora Rebecca Cole, 88, of Wheaton, passed away Thursday, July 7, 2016, in Roaring River Health and Rehabilitation, Cassville.

She was born Aug. 22, 1927, in Cassville, the daughter of Charles Kyle and Cecil Mae (Courtney) Earle. On Jan. 27, 1947, in Columbus, Kan., she was united in marriage to Cal Arnold Cole, who preceded her in death.

Also preceding her in death were her parents; two brothers, Grantham Earle and Charles Earle and one sister, Virginia Harriman.

Survivors include: two sons, David Cole and his wife, Sheila, of Saline, Mich., and Gary Cole and his wife, Ruth of Tecumseh, Mich.; one sister, Alberta Cannon, of Black Mountain, N.C.; three grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.

She was a graduate of Exeter High School. For 21 years, she was employed as a bookkeeper for A & P Grocery in Michigan, where she lived until moving back to Missouri in 1985.

She was a member of Wheaton First Baptist Church, where services were held Tuesday under direction of McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. Burial was at Antioch Cemetery.