Judith Ann Cole
Judith Ann Cole, 66, of Belington, died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, in Davis Medical Center, Elkins, following an extended illness.
She was born Aug. 4, 1951, at Philippi, a daughter of the late Dayton Farley and the late Rella Mae (Simmons) Farley Davis.
On Jan. 1, 1985, she was married to Robert Patrick Cole, who survives at their home at Belington.
Survivors include three sons, Chad Owen Jones and wife, Stephanie, Philippi, Robert John Cole and wife, Bobbi Jo, Lumberport and James Andrew Cole, Stonewood; a daughter, Amanda Jo Michaletz and husband, Derek; a brother, Denver Farley, Hampton, Virginia; sisters, Mary Louise Flood, Niagara Falls, New York, Martha K. Gaster, Raleigh, North Carolina, and Bridgett Sue Walker, Philippi; grandchildren, Chad Owen Jones II, Jonathon Patrick Cole, Jordan Presley Cole, Hunter Cole McGary, Shane Wilhelm, Jessie Cole, Miranda Price, Marissa Price and Rachel Taylor; and six great grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Nancy Farley and Betty Trunick; five brothers, Michael Lyn Farley, Richard Lee Farley, Dayton “John” Farley, Ronald James Farley and William Farley; and her stepfather, Harry K. Davis.
Mrs. Cole was a 1969 graduate of Philip Barbour High School. She worked 20-plus years at Speedway/Super America stores in Elkins and Buckhannon. She worked briefly at the Exxon Station in Elkins and at Kid Care in Philippi. She retired from the dietary department of Colonial Place.
After being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, she spent many hours volunteering with the area MS support group. She also volunteered in the Davis Medical Center Gift Shop.
In keeping with Mrs. Cole’s wishes, her remains were cremated. A memorial service will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, from the Schoonover – Stemple Funeral Chapel, 95 S. Crim Ave. in Belington. The Rev. David E. Brown will officiate. Family and friends may gather from 5-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorials be made in the form of donations to Animal Friends of Barbour County or a local animal shelter.
The Schoonover – Stemple Funeral Chapel was entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be posted at www.schoonoverstemple funeralhomes.com.