Nellie ‘Nell’ M. Cole


Nellie “Nell” M. Cole, 95, of Columbus, died at 6:20 P.M. Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Silver Oaks Health Campus.

She was of the Christian Faith and loved bingo, shopping, and traveling. She had worked as a bookkeeper.

Funeral services will be conducted at 12:00 P.M. Monday at Barkes, Weaver, & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street with Rev. J. Kirby Rupp officiating.

Family and friends may call from 10:00 A.M. to time of service.

Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.

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Nellie was born on August 28, 1922 in Columbus, the daughter of Clyde and Agnes Edwards Tabor.

On November 15, 1941 she married Rex E. Cole; he preceded her in death on July 9, 1993.

Survivors include her children, Nancy L. (Mike) Hill of Hope and Mark A. Cole of Indianapolis; Grandchildren, Lisa Mullins McDaniel, Niles Cole, Sarah Halter, Mary Hauser, Michael Hill; and great-grandchildren, Devin Hill, Braydon Hill, Rex Cole, and Gordon Cole.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and a daughter, Susan E. Rogerson.