Jonathan M. Cole Sr.

Funeral services for Jonathan M. Cole Sr., 91, of Tyler are scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, May 11, 2013, at Community Funeral Home of Tyler Chapel with the Rev. Stephen Lynch officiating.

Burial will be in New Canaan Cemetery, Whitehouse.

Mr. Cole died May 7, 2013, at his residence.

He was born July 21, 1921, in Wortham and was a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School in Teague. He had resided in Wortham, Teague, and for the last 30 years in Tyler. He was a member of New Canaan Baptist Church and the American Legion and had retired from Dayco Co. He served in World War II and was discharged in 1945.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife, Louise Cole, Tyler; sons, Thomas E. Cole and Larry Cole, both of Dallas, Jonathan M. Cole Jr., Tyler, Garland D. Williams, Fort Worth; daughters, Jo Ann McCoy, Dallas, Cassandra Williams, Paula Gentry, Patricia Austin, De Andrea Cole, Mary Cole, all of Tyler.

Visitation will be Friday evening at 1310 W. Lollar St.

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Funeral Home

Community Funeral Home of Tyler
1429 North Border Avenue Tyler, TX 75702
(903) 526-5555

Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on May 10, 2013