Bertha Ellen Cole (2018-08-29 16:04:56)

Bertha Ellen Cole, age 74, of Lenoir, North Carolina passed away on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at her home in Lenoir, NC.

She was born on April 17, 1944 in Carter County, Tennessee, a daughter of David and Etta Hicks Johnson
Bertha was a devoted mother and grandmother who never met a stranger. She enjoyed gardening, sewing and cooking, but mostly spending time with her grand-babies
Along with her parents she is preceded in death by her son Lonnie Johnson, daughter Linda Ann Cole.
Brothers Jake Johnson, John Johnson and Jim Johnson; Sisters: Helen Oakes, Sylvia Clawson, Cleo Marlowe and Kay Cole.
Bertha leaves behind to cherish her memory her: Husband Willie Cole; Daughters; Irma (Darrell) Higgins of Lenoir, NC: Donna (Randall) Fillers of Lenoir, NC: Jessica (Blake) Bouillion of Lenoir, NC. Sisters: Kathleen Clawson of Roan Mountain, TN., Suzanne (Roy) Thomas of Roan Mountain, TN. and Judy Philyaw of Lenoir, NC.
Grandchildren: Amanda Higgins, Angela Higgins, Joshua Higgins, Amanda Kaylor, Ashley Clawson, Amber Johnson, Aimee Johnson , Henry Bouillion, Randy Greene( who lived with his granny) and Brandon Greene.
12 Great Grandchildren
Services for Bertha Ellen Cole will be held on Saturday, September 1, 2018 beginning at 2PM from the Grandfather Chapel of Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home with Pastor Danny Cooke officiating.
The family will receive friends beginning at12PM on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at the funeral home.
Interment will be in the Johnson Cemetery on Buck Mountain following the funeral service.
Words of Comfort and Memories may be shared with the Cole family by visiting our website

The care of Bertha and her family has been entrusted to Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland.
(828) 733-2121

To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Bertha Ellen Cole please visit our Sympathy Store.