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Elmer Charles Cole
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Birth: Mar. 16, 1883
Robertsville
Franklin County
Missouri, USA
Death: Apr. 15, 1953
Madison County
Illinois, USA

Son of John William and Mary F. (Pursley) Cole.

Obituary:

Elmer Charles Cole, died today in St. Joseph Hospital at age 70. He lived in Wilkinson Addition, Godfrey township.

He was a retired gardner at Montlcello College and had been living in the Alton area since 1920.

Elmer was born March 16, 1883, at Robertsville, Mo.

Loretta Cole, his wife, survives him as well as four daughters, Mrs. Effie Edwards, Mrs. Bernice Enos and Mrs. Marjorle Drusty, Alton, and Mrs. Emma Henderson, Pacific, Mo., and three sons, Ray and Charles of Alton and Harold of Wood River; two sisters, Mrs. Emma Barber, Phoenix, Ariz., and Mrs. Dolly Short, St. Louis, Mo., and eight grandchildren.

Funeral will be Friday at 2 p. m. at Staten funeral home. Rev. William F. Bohn, pastor of First Baptist Church, East Alton will officiate. Burial will be in Upper Alton cemetery.

Extracted from the Alton Evening Telegraph -- April 15, 1953, Wednesday, page 23.


 
 
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 Parents:
  John William Cole (1837 - 1917)
  Mary Frances Pursley Cole (1844 - 1926)
 
 Spouse:
  Luretta Bay Cole (1878 - 1966)*
 
 Children:
  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)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Martin Cole (1861 - 1947)*
  Clara Bell Cole Null (1866 - 1946)*
  Anna F. Cole Thornhill (1870 - ____)*
  Edward John Cole (1872 - 1939)*
  Jane L. Cole Short (1877 - 1965)*
  Emma Nora Cole Barber (1879 - 1956)*
  Elmer Charles Cole (1883 - 1953)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Upper Alton
Madison County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Bev Mundy
Record added: Jan 23, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83902577
Elmer Charles Cole
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