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Franklin "Frank" Cole
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Birth: Oct. 9, 1879
Clay County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Feb. 18, 1965
Butler County
Ohio, USA

Obituary - Frank Cole, 85, Dies in Hospital - Frank Cole, 85, 1824 Parrish Avenue, died at 11:30 p.m. Thursday in Fort Hamilton Hospital of complications after a brief illness. He had been hospitalized 12 days. - He was born in Clay County, Kentucky, October 9, 1879, a son of David and Charlotte Reid Cole. He received his education in the Clay County schools. - He married Nancy Ann Bailey in Booneville, Kentucky, April 1, 1904, and the family came to Hamilton in 1908. She preceded him in death February 3, 1950. He married Lillie Brockman in 1952 and she died in 1960. In November 1962, he was married to Virgie Croucher Gibson. - An employee of Champion Papers, Inc. for 37 years before retirement in 1947, he was a religious man whose interests included fishing and gardening. He was a member of the West Side Pentecostal Church. - Mr. Cole leaves his wife; a son, Dewey Cole, Brookville, Indiana; four daughters, all of Hamilton, Mrs. Sam Rose, Mrs. Leslie Biery (should be spelled Biere), Mrs. Arnold Retherford and Mrs. Albert Riley; 24 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; three step-sons, John, Raymond and Stanley Brockman, all of Hamilton; two step-daughters, Mrs. Park Johnson and Mrs. James Barton, both of Hamilton; a brother, Robert Cole, Salem, Indiana; three sisters, Mrs. Robert Lunsford, Cincinnati, Mrs. Benjamin Moore, Hamilton, and Mrs. Joseph Wilder, Clay County, Kentucky; other relatives and many friends. - He was preceded in death by two wives; two sons, Oscar (Oscar Crank) and Charles Cole; a daughter, Vergie Mae Cole; three brothers and three sisters. - Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday from the Webb Funeral Home, Ross Avenue and South D Street, with the Rev. C.L. O'Bannion, pastor of the West Side Pentecostal Church, officiating. The Rev. John Carter, pastor of the Pentecostal Highway of Holiness Church, will assist. Burial will be in Rose Hill Memorial Park. - Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Sunday.

Family links: 
  David C Cole (1843 - 1932)
  Charlotte Reid Cole (1849 - 1935)
  Nannie Cole (1875 - 1950)
  Daisy Cole Azbill Biere (1905 - 1991)*
  Alice Lee Cole Robinson Retherford (1908 - 1967)*
  Dewey Cole (1908 - 1970)*
  Martha Gladys Cole Riley (1914 - 2001)*
  Thomas B. Cole (1873 - 1959)*
  James Cole (1876 - 1927)*
  Franklin Cole (1879 - 1965)
  Catherine Cole Wilder (1883 - 1965)*
  Lucinda Cole Frazier (1885 - 1961)*
  Drucilla Cole Lunsford (1891 - 1969)*
  Fannie Cole Moore (1892 - 1977)*
*Calculated relationship
Rose Hill Burial Park
Butler County
Ohio, USA
Created by: Amy
Record added: Jun 04, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27339516
Franklin Frank Cole
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Franklin Frank Cole
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Rest in peace - 3rd cousin of husband of 1st Great Aunt.
- Denny Roach
 Added: Feb. 19, 2014

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