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John Herbert Cole, Jr.

September 5, 1929 - October 13, 2017

John Herbert Cole, Jr.
Jacksonville, TX

A funeral service for John H. Cole, Jr., age 88, of Jacksonville, is scheduled at 2 o’clock in the afternoon Monday, October 16, 2017 at Central Baptist Church in Jacksonville. Bro. Donny Sadler and Bro. Jerry Allen Cole, Jr. will officiate. He will be laid to rest at Mixon Cemetery.Services are under the direction of Autry Funeral Home Jacksonville. 
Mr. Cole passed away Friday, October 13, 2017 at his home in Jacksonville. 
John was born September 5, 1929 in Frankston to John and Arzie (Lavessar) Cole, Sr. 
John was a member of Woodland Heights Baptist Church and served 63 years in the ministry. 
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, David Bellows; daughter, Staci Cole; brother, Billy Lindsey; and a great-great grandson, Bowen Boston.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Wanda Cole; stepmother, Lorene Cole; son, John Cole, III; daughters, Sheri Cole, Sandi Cole, Susi Cole, Billye Stockwell; adopted daughters, Susan Vaughn and Marian Nunnally; brother, Jerry Cole; stepbrother, Ronnie Lindsey; stepsisters, Frances White, Gail Lindsey, and Gina Lindsey. He is also survived by 12 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and one great great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Matthew Ganske, David Ray, Bo Cole, John L. Cole, Casey Cole, Jay Cole, Blayke Holsome, David Ball, Scott Morrison and Stuart Bland. 
Visitation will begin on Sunday, October 15, 2017 and friends are cordially invited to visit with the John’s family from 6 to 8 o’clock in the evening at Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville.

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Autry Funeral Home - Jacksonville


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