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Ocie Clell "Short" Cole
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Birth: Sep. 20, 1920
Taney County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jun. 11, 2009
Greene County
Missouri, USA

Ocie "Short" Clell Cole was taken to his heavenly home on June 11, 2009, at the age of 88 years old. He was born September 20, 1920, to Frank and Dora Cole of Protem, Missouri, and married to Elois Wallace on February 14, 1939, in Thornfield, Missouri.

He served in the U.S. Navy in World War II.

Proceeding him in death were his parents; and brothers, Otis and A.F Cole.

Survivors include his wife Elois of 70 yrs of marriage, one remaining brother, Bob Cole and wife, Pat of Clever; son Gary and wife, Cookie of Springfield, Missouri; granddaughters, Camie Cole of Springfield and Cheri and Shawn Simpkins of Lee Summit; and three great-grandsons, Landon Schuder of Springfield, and Alton and Garen Simpkins of Lee Summit, Missouri.

Ocie enjoyed fishing, camping and spending time with his brothers. He especially loved spending family time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

To the angels among us working at Joy Assisted Living and Christian Healthcare West, the family would like to extend their sincere appreciation for the excellent care and support given.

Visitation will be held Monday, June 15, at 10 a.m., in Klingner-Cope Family Funeral Home at White Chapel, 5234 St. Hwy EE (Division), Springfield, Missouri. Graveside services will follow at 11 a.m., in White Chapel Memorial Gardens.

Memorial Donations may be made to Disabled American Veterans at 400 South 18th Street, Room 119, St. Louis, MO 63103. Online condolences can be made at Obit from Springfield Newsleader 6/14/2009
Family links: 
  Frank Cole (1887 - 1971)
  Dora Ethel Wolf Cole (1898 - 1987)
  Elois Alene Wallace Cole (1920 - 2009)
  Otis R Cole (1917 - 1990)*
  Ocie Clell Cole (1920 - 2009)
  Alvin Franklin Cole (1925 - 2002)*
*Calculated relationship
White Chapel Memorial Gardens
Greene County
Missouri, USA
Maintained by: M. Wolf
Originally Created by: Judy Young
Record added: Jun 14, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38315691
Ocie Clell Short Cole
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Ocie Clell Short Cole
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Ocie Clell Short Cole
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- LaDana Mashburn Stacy
 Added: Jul. 31, 2014
You were so greatly missed at the 2009 family reunion, I especially will miss all the family stories. May God Bless.
- Maria
 Added: Feb. 25, 2013
Ocie served in the U.S. Navy in World War II. Thank you Ocie.
- Mike Knisley
 Added: Jun. 14, 2009

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