George W. Cole (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. George William Cole, entered into rest Monday, January 24, 2011 at his residence. The husband of Mrs. Caroline Burroughs Cole. Other family members include 1 daughter, Karen Cole-Thompson; 3 Grandchildren, Tiffany, Brandon and Travis Cole. Mr. Cole was born in Pittsfield, Mass., a retired U.S. Army Veteran with 20 years of service. He served two tours of duty in Korea and Vietnam. He was a member of Central Christian Church. Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at Central Christian Church with Rev. James McDaniel officiating. Mr. Cole will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow in Westover Memorial Park. Military honors will be accorded at the graveside. The family suggests that contributions please be made to the Central Christian Church Youth Fund, 220 Crawford Ave., Augusta, Ga., 30904. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening 6-8 p.m. at the Thomas L. King Funeral Home, 124 Davis Road, Martinez. Florist deadline: Thursday 9:30 a.m. Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-January 26, 2011