Age: 94 Address: Bakersville, North Carolina Date of Death: Monday, February 24, 2014 Arrangements: Henline-Hughes Funeral Home
Details: Milt Cole of John Canipe Road, Bakersville passed away on Monday, February 24th at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine, NC.
He was a son of the late John Dennie and Etta Forbes Cole and was retired from The North Carolina State Highway Dept. where he worked in Bridge Construction. He was a Veteran of The United States Army where he served in the Aleutian Islands. He was a member of Vians Valley Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include; his wife Nellie Phillips Cole, of the home, three sons; Joseph Milton Cole and wife Ann, of Spruce Pine, NC, Robert Edward Cole and wife Janie, and John Mark Cole and wife Katie, all of Bakersville, NC, one sister; Betty Cole of West Jefferson, NC, one brother; Anion Cole of West Jefferson, NC, five grandchildren; Mark Cole, Adam Cole, Sarah Mace, Amanda Ellis, and Shania Burleson, six great grandchildren: Cole Correll, Jaiden Correll, Caleb Cole, Gavin Cole, Conner Cole and Hunter Burleson.
He was also preceded in death by; a son; David Cole, sister; Viola Wood; brothers: John Dennie Cole Jr. and Hiram Bailey.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 26, 2014 in the chapel of Henline – Hughes Funeral Home at 7:30PM, with Bob Simes and Bill Mitchell officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00PM until the service time. Interment will be Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 1:00PM at Slagle Cemetery on John Canipe Road.
Henline – Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the Cole Family.