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Essie Phillips Cole
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Birth: Apr. 26, 1939
Pulaski County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 19, 2003
Big Stone Gap
Wise County
Virginia, USA

Parents: Roy T. and Louise P. (Farmer) Phillips
Spouse: William Cole

26 Apr 1939 - 19 Jan 2003

BIG STONE GAP, Va. - Essie Phillips Cole, 63, died Sunday (Jan. 19, 2003) at Wellmont-Lonesome Pine Hospital.

She was born in Pulaski County, Va., the daughter of the late Roy T. and Louise P. (Farmer) Phillips. She had resided in Big Stone Gap since 1965. She was a retired U.S. Army ISG with the 1032nd Transportation Co., Gate City, Va., having served in the Gulf War. She served with the Virginia National Guard for 22 years.

She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Big Stone Gap, where she was a member of the Wesleyan Circle.

She was preceded in death by an infant brother, Leroy Thomas Phillips; and a brother, Barry Dale Phillips.

Surviving are her husband, William B. "Bill" Cole; three sons, Brad Cole, Farmville, Va., Mike Cole, Spears Ferry, Va., and Greg Cole and wife Roberta, Farmville, Va.; three daughters, Dayna Bolinsky and husband Matt, Mt. Carmel, Tenn., Tammy Kennedy and husband Mike, of Webb City, Mo., and Jackie Fish and husband Kevin, of Indian Lake, N.Y.; grandchildren, Brandi Cole, Michael Cole, Jared Johnson, Robbie Cole, Marissa Cole, John B. Bolinsky, Jessi Bolinsky, Brent Johnson and Ashley Johnson; two brothers, Bobby Phillips and Billy Phillips of Pulaski County, Va.; four sisters, Sylvia Everson of Maryland, Nancy Edwards, Reba Dishon and Vickie Phillips, all of Pulaski County, Va.; and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours are from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Trinity United Methodist Church in Big Stone Gap, Va.

Services will be conducted at 7 p.m. today at the church with the Rev. Ronnie Mutter officiating.

Committal services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Farmer Family Cemetery in the Hiwassee community of Pulaski County, Va.

Holding Funeral Home, Big Stone Gap, Va., is in charge of the arrangements. 
Family links: 
  Roy Thomas Phillips (1909 - 1986)
  Louise P Farmer Phillips (1915 - 1991)
  Michael Thomas Cole (1961 - 2007)*
  Essie Phillips Cole (1939 - 2003)
  Bobby Ray Phillips (1942 - 2013)*
*Calculated relationship
Farmer Cemetery
Pulaski County
Virginia, USA
Created by: Wamplerg
Record added: Nov 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81020011

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