Pearl Adams Cole - (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Wednesday, December 16, 2009, Mrs. Pearl Adams Cole, wife of James B. Cole. Mrs. Cole was a native of Savannah, GA and had lived in Augusta since 1958. She was the first female officer at C & S Bank and worked at the VA Hospital. Mrs. Cole was a member of First Baptist Church of Augusta and was previously a member of Trinity on the Hill United Methodist Church. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Mrs. Cole was an avid bridge player. Family members in addition to her husband include daughter: Carol Adams Hoover and husband David of Martinez, sons: Thomas E. Adams of Lemoore, CA, Karl V. Adams, Sr. and wife Lisa of Plattsmouth, NE, step-daughter: Catherine Cole of Atlanta, GA, grandchildren: Thomas D. Adams and wife Marissa, Stephen Adams and wife Christina, John Adams, Karl V. Adams, Jr. and wife Shannon, Brian H. Adams and wife Stephanie, Michael Hoover and wife Kimberly, Jason A. Hoover, MD and wife Donna, Adam F. Hoover, MD and wife Ellen, Rev. Jonathan D. Hoover and wife Motsy, Scott B. Wakeman, Rebecca Sweat, Bonnie Wakeman, Jacob D. Gerber and Kara B. Bohne, great grandchildren: Brianna Adams, Abigail Pearl Adams, Christian Adams, Malaya Adams, Kiana Adams, Corbin Adams, Emmi Hamby, Andrew Hoover, Hannah Hoover, Hamp Hoover, Jacob Hoover, Jarrett Hoover, Jackson Hoover, Marit Hoover, David Graham Hoover, Asher Hoover and Lorelai Hoover, several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 19, 2009 at 11:00 A.M. in the Chapel of Thomas Poteet & Son with (grandson) Rev. Jonathan Hoover officiating. Interment will follow at Westover Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice. The family will receive friends Friday, December 18, 2009 from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. at Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Please sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-December 18, 2009