Cole, Patricia Lenora Mitchell (Trenton)

Thursday, October 10, 2019
Our beloved mother, Patricia Lenora Mitchell Cole, of Trenton, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, October 4, 2019.

Formerly of Flat Rock, Al., she had worked as a beautician for many years in Beckley, WV, a bank teller at Citizens Bank & Trust in Trenton, and drove over-the-road across the country in an 18-wheeler with her sweetheart for 15 years. 

Mrs. Cole was a member of New England Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her loving husband of 52 years, Alfred “Dick” Lewis Cole; her parents, Ray and Mary Lee Mitchell; and brother, Michael Mitchell.

Survivors include her sons, Richard (Dana) Cole, of Cleveland and Jon (Amy) Cole, of Trenton; daughters, Mary Cole, of Mentone, Al. and Lori (Joe) Ridge, of Hixson; special niece, Connie and Tracy Snodgrass, of Rock Hill SC; sister, Jenny Graham, of Grandview, WV; brother, J.T. Mitchell, of Birmingham; grandchildren, Sheena Hatcher, Taylor Williams, Chase, Violet, Ciara & Cassidy Cole, Kelly Hale, Bradley & Logan Ridge, & Tori Jones; great-grandchildren, Dylan, Mason, Liberty and Keegan; and several nieces & nephews.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Oct. 26 at 1 p.m. at New England Baptist Church, 240 New England Road, Wildwood, Ga. 30757. Rev. Matt Hastings will officiate.

Expressions of sympathy may be shared at ryanfuneralhome.net.

Arrangements are by Ryan Funeral Home & Crematory, Trenton.

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