Thursday, July 23, 2009

Edna Campbell Cole

Edna Campbell Cole

COLE, EDNA CAMPBELL, 100, died in Naples, FL July 21, 2009, where she had been a resident since 1997. She was born in Louisville, graduated from Atherton High School in 1926, attended the University of Louisville, and trained as a medical technician at the old Norton Infirmary. For many years she resided with her family in Nicholasville, KY and was an active and giving member of the community and one of the founding members of St. Barnabas Episcopal Church.

Edna was preceded in death by her parents, Edward C. Campbell and Emma Jones Campbell, of Louisville; her sister, Elizabeth Jones Rinehart, of Westhampton, MA; and in 1981 by her husband, James D. Cole of Nicholasville, KY; and by Max of Naples, FL.

She is survived by her daughter, Lea Cole Smith and her husband, David Smith, of Naples, FL; her son, John David Cole and his wife, Vickie A. Cole, of Bowling Green, KY; and three grandsons, John David Cole Jr. and his wife, Heather Wilson Cole, of Bowling Green, KY, William Mohead Cole and wife, Erin McGreer-Cole, of Fossil, OR; and Rodes Myers Cole and his wife, Elizabeth Scroggins Cole; and great-granddaughter, Marion Claire Cole; and a great-grandson, Rodes Myers Cole Jr., of Atlanta, GA.

There will be a graveside service 11 a.m. Friday, July 24, 2009 at Cave Hill Cemetery in Louisville.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to The Boys and Girls Club of Collier County, P.O. 8896, Naples, FL 34101. Highlands Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Published in The Courier-Journal on July 23, 2009

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