Vivan Grace Lee Cole
Vivian Grace Lee Cole, age 89, of Uriah, Ala., died Monday, May 31, 2010 at her home. Funeral services for Mrs. Cole will be Friday, June 4, 2010, at 2 p.m., at Green Hills Funeral Home in Troy, Ala., with Dr. Billy Helms and Pastor Mark Whittington officiating. Burial will be at Green Hills Cemetery. Visitation for Mrs. Cole will be Friday from 12 noon until 2 p.m. Green Hills Funeral Home directing.
Mrs. Cole was a lifelong resident of Troy, Ala., and moved to Uriah Ala., four years ago. She enjoyed 29 years of retirement after working with South Central Bell for 41 years. Mrs. Cole volunteered many years for the hospital in Troy and was very active in the Telephone Pioneers of America and the Colley Senior Complex. She also took a very active hand in the formation and continuing support of Life Line of Troy.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Cole, and her sister, Virgie Howard.
Mrs. Cole is survived by two daughters; Vivianne Williams (Jimmy) of Daphne, Ala., and Carol Middleton (Melvin) of Uriah, Ala., and one son Robert (K.T.) Cole Jr. (Linda) of Troy, Ala.
She is also survived by nine grandchildren; Robert (K.T.) Cole III (Renee), Troy, Ala.; Christopher Michael Cole (Dana), Birmingham, Ala.; Ryan William Cole (Tracie), Prattville, Ala.; and Mark Cole, Amy Cole and Cynthia Burkett (fiancée Daniel Reeves), all of Troy, Ala.; David Stroud (Allison), Auburn, Ala.; Jennifer Kramer (Dan), Birmingham, Ala.; and Stephanie Cobb (Tommy), Monroeville, Ala. Great grand-children include Robert (K.T.) Cole IV (Bobby), Devin Alexander Cole, Sara Katherine Cole, Taylor Grace Cole, Chelsea Ryan Cole, Vivan Kramer, Cole Kramer, John David Stroud, Spencer Stroud, Carson Cobb, Connor Cobb and Addi Cobb.
Pallbearers for Mrs. Cole include Bob Cole, Chris Cole, Ryan Cole, Mark Cole, David Stroud, Dan Kramer, Tommy Cobb and Dan Turberville.
The Cole family wishes to express a special thanks to Covenant Hospice and nurse Nikeya Betts, as well as her sitters Erica Cunningham, Mary Cunningham, Mary Ann Nettles, Debrah White, Sharon Duhon and Angela Chaney.