Ollie Wea Cole, 87, of Chattanooga, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, August 5, 2021 at her residence as she slept peacefully.
She was a faithful member of Greater Friendship Primitive Baptist Church for over 52 years. Ollie was former owner and proprietor of Cole’s Boutique. She retired from Moccasin Bend Mental Health Hospital as supervisor of housekeeping after 30 years of service.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Luther Cole.
Those to cherish her many memories include her only surviving sister, Eliza Edwards; devoted nephew, John (Carol) Ford of Chattanooga; dedicated niece, Helen Edwards of Chattanooga, and loving niece/caregiver, Wanda Faye Martin of Goodlettsville, TN; sisters-in-law, Ernestine Common of Chattanooga, Minnie Cole of Huntington, NC, and Emma Caudle of Huntsville, AL; a host of other nieces; nephews; cousins; relatives; and many friends.
Ollie will lie in state on Wednesday, Aug. 11, at 9 a.m. at Taylor Funeral Home.
Funeral service will follow at noon in the chapel with Pastor Steve Caudle as the eulogist.
Burial will be in Chattanooga National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to: Greater Friendship Primitive Baptist Church Education Scholarship Fund, 1208 Glenwood Drive, Chattanooga, Tn. 37406.