|Birth: ||Dec. 29, 1934|
|Death: ||Feb. 8, 2008|
Betty S. Cole, 73, of Monette, Arkansas, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Feb. 8, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center.
She was born at Jonesboro, Arkansas, on Dec. 29, 1934.
She was a member of Monette United Methodist Church, a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and on the board of directors of the Monette Housing Authority. She was a retired federal employee who worked for the Department of Defense. Betty was a lover of education, reading and all living things. She was an inspiration to her children and grandchildren, and all who knew her thought she was the strongest woman they ever knew. She will be especially missed by her companion, Lucy — a Siamese cat.
Survivors include her five daughters, Virginia "Ginny" Miller and husband Gary of Jacksonville, Fla., Evelyn "Ebbie" Miller of Gautier, Miss., Janette Jones and husband William of Middlesboro, Ky., Laura Futch and husband Dana of Valdosta, Ga., and Olivia Cole; her mother, Edith LaFarlette of Monette; four grandchildren, Shannon Jones, Christina Jones, Sarah Hoover and Chris Miller; two great-grandchildren, Austin Jones and Colton Jones; a sister, Evelyn Coker of Memphis; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Lamar Cole; her father, Lloyd LaFarlette; and two brothers, Sherman LaFarlette and Jimmy LaFarlette.
A celebration of her life was held in Monette United Methodist Church with burial in Monette Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Gregg Funeral Home in Monette.
Edith L Coleman LaFarlette (1916 - 2015)
Betty S. LaFarlette Cole (1934 - 2008)
Sherman LaFarlette (1937 - 2006)*
Evelyn E. Coker (1939 - 2013)*
Monette Memorial Cemetery
Created by: Sandra
Record added: Feb 09, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24509159