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Warren L. Cole

Warren L. Cole, age 95, of Texarkana, Texas, formerly of Mena, passed away Wednesday, August 30, 2017 in Texarkana.

Mr. Cole was born on March 9, 1922 in Mena, Arkansas to the late William Roy Cole and the late Ida Smith Cole.   He was happily married to Nell Rose Davidson until his death.  Mr. Cole worked in the United States Postal Service until he retired.  He enjoyed coaching baseball in his younger years and was an avid sports fan.  He enjoyed doing anything outdoors such as, hunting, fishing, riding ATV’s, and coon hunting. Most of all he loved his family and friends. Mr. Cole was a kind and loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend to all. He will be dearly missed.

He is survived by wife, Nell Cole of the home; sons, Rick Cole and wife Shay of Hooks, Texas, Rod Cole and wife Debbie of Texarkana, Arkansas; grandchildren, Chad Cole of Waco, Texas, Chris Cole of Bryan, Texas, Courtney Cole of Yukon, Oklahoma, Samantha Stephenson of Baltimore, Maryland, Catherine Stephenson of Fayetteville, Arkansas; great-grandchildren, Aaron Cole of Waco, Texas, Gabriela Cole of Waco, Texas, and one-on-the-way; brothers, William Roy Cole, Jr. of Oregon, Dale Cole of Oregon.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Ida Cole, son, Ronald Cole , a daughter, Elizabeth Cole, brother, Loyd Cole, sisters, Lorene Spake and Helen Jean Bull, and a nephew, Steve Cole.

Funeral service will be Saturday, September 2, 2017, 2:00 p.m. at Beasley Wood Chapel with Brother Roger Bishop officiating. Interment will follow in Pinecrest Memorial Park under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

Pallbearers will be Chad Cole, Chris Cole, Courtney Cole, John Ponder, Philip Hensley, and Shelton Bohlman.

Honorary pallbearer will be Ray Cliff.


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