December 13, 1926 - October 12, 2019
Peaceful Valley— Ruby Lann Cole, 92, entered eternal rest on Saturday, October 12, 2019. Born in Smithville on December 13, 1926, she was a daughter of John Wiley and Eddie Martha Lindley Lann. Ruby attended Smithville High School. She worked as a seamstress at Cole’s Big and Tall, for several years before retiring in December of 2012. A cheerful, independent lady, Ruby had a warm smile and great sense of humor. She was the oldest living member of Cardsville Baptist Church and enjoyed reading her Bible daily. She loved her dog and cat, and enjoyed doing yard work. Ruby treasured her family and took great joy in family gatherings and seeing her grand and great grandchildren play in her back yard. In her free time, Ruby liked to read, sew and piece quilts. Ruby leaves behind many cherished friendships and loved ones, and her memory will live on. Ruby is survived by her daughter, Catherine Carpenter (Kenneth), of Peaceful Valley; son, Lloyd Cole (Gloria), Tupelo; grandchildren, Randy Carpenter (Leslie), Chris Cole (Lisa), Christy Sparkman (Seth), Keith Cole (Monica); great-grandchildren, Turner Carpenter, Evan Cole, Harrison Cole, Bailey Cole, Michael Cole, Sam and Lily Sparkman; step-grandchildren: Ashley,Kyler and Kolby Williams; a step great-great grandchild: Grisham Long and a host of nieces and nephews. Special friends Jerry and Lathen Walton. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles “Frank” Cole;sister, Leona Cummings; and brothers, Erie, Burley, Woodie, and Clyde. A Celebration of Life service will be held for Mrs. Cole at 2PM Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at E.E. Pickle Funeral Home in Amory with Bro. Mike Todd officiating. Burial will follow in the Pearce Chapel Cemetery in Smithville. Pallbearers will include Chris Cole, Randy Carpenter, Seth Sparkman, Evan Cole, Harrison Cole, and Turner Carpenter. Honorary pallbearers will be Sam Sparkman, Michael Cole, and Keith Cole. Visitation will be Monday night from 5PM-7PM at the funeral home. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at eepicklefuneralhome.com Please share your memories and condolences with her family at EEPickleFuneralHome.com.
Peaceful Valley— Ruby Lann Cole, 92, entered eternal rest on Saturday, October 12, 2019. Born in Smithville on December 13, 1926, she was a daughter of John Wiley and Eddie Martha Lindley Lann. Ruby attended Smithville High School.... View Obituary & Service Information
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