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Luretta Bay Cole
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Birth: Jan. 22, 1878
Franklin County
Missouri, USA
Death: Dec. 2, 1966
Madison County
Illinois, USA

Daughter of Pleasant M. and Mary A. (Thompson) Bay.


Mrs. Luretta Cole died Friday in St. Anthony's Hospital at age 78.

Mrs. Cole was born June 22, 1878, at Robertsville, Mo., and had lived in Alton since 1920.

She was the widow of Elmer Charles Cole. They married June 14, 1903 in Robertsville, Missouri. Elmer predeceased her in 1953.

She is survived by three sons, Ray, Charles and Harold, all of Alton, and four daughters, Mrs. Effie Weeks and Mrs. Bernice Enos, Alton; Mrs. Emma Henderson, St. Clair, Mo., Mrs. Marjorie Trusty, Alton, a brother, Clarence Bay of Denver, and a sister, Mrs. Theresa Beaty, St. Louis, fourteen grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Monday, 1:30 p.m. in Staten Chapel with the Rev. Robert L. Ross officiating. Burial will be in Upper Alton Cemetery.

Extracted from the Alton Evening Telegraph --- December 3, 1966, Saturday, page B5.

Family links: 
  Elmer Charles Cole (1883 - 1953)
  Ethel Cole*
  Effie Cole Weeks (1904 - 2004)*
  Emma Meta Cole Anderson (1906 - 2002)*
  Mary Frances Cole Frazer (1909 - 1935)*
  Ray E. Cole (1911 - 1984)*
  Charles R Cole (1914 - 1990)*
  Marjorie Alvina Cole Trusty (1916 - 1998)*
  Bernice B. Cole Enos (1916 - 2004)*
*Calculated relationship
Oakwood Cemetery
Upper Alton
Madison County
Illinois, USA
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Record added: Jan 23, 2012
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