Alma Jean Cole , 86, of North Moreland, died Saturday, October 19, 2013 at Community Hospice in Ashland, KY.
Born on July 13, 1927, in Portsmouth, Alma was a daughter of the late Leo and Sylvia Fern Platt Lyons and was a housewife. Preceding her in death were a son, Ron Cole, sisters Catherine Montavon, Lucille Jones and Mary Ann Karbula, a grandson, Ron Cole II and a great-grandson.
Surviving Alma are three sons, David and Gregory Cole of North Moreland and Larry Cole of Alexandria, VA; five daughters, Carolyn Cole and Betty Cole, both of North Moreland, Patricia (Bill) Howerton of New Boston, Linda Stout of Jacksonville, Fla., and Dolores (Robert) Ackerman of Ceredo, WV; a daughter-in-law, Angela Cole of Franklin Furnace; grandchildren, Shaine David Cole, Ben Noel, Billie Jo Noel, Zachary Cole, Nathan and Christopher Scott Cole, Joshua Howerton, James, Jerry and Jason Stout, Christina Carter, Melissa Preece and Kevin Allen; and 16 great-grandchildren. Alma is also survived by a sister, Helen (Roger) Likes of Mansfield.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday at the BRANT FUNERAL HOME IN SCIOTOVILLE with Rev. Sam Salyer officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Burial Park. The family will receive friends of Alma at Brant’s from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday.