Hershel Eugene Cole, 80 of Sallisaw, Oklahoma passed away on October 30, 2017 in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. He was born on August 25, 1937 in Long, Oklahoma to Myrtle M. (Frazier) Cole and Henry Clarence Cole. He was married to Kay Kerr on July 24, 1963 in Akins, Oklahoma. He was a GMC truck and Automobile Dealer and a Baptist.
Wife: Kay of the home
1 daughter: Teresa "Muffett" Johnson of Midwest City, OK
2 grandchildren: Kassie Lowe and husband, Brad of Sallisaw, OK and Jeremy Cole Johnson and wife, Cassidy of Harrah, OK
4 great grandchildren: Taylor, Alexis, Gavin, and Tristan
1 brother: J.B. Cole and wife, Nina of Sallisaw, OK
numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends
He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Myrtle Cole; 3 sisters, Olene Martindale, Theora Powers, and Hazel Tippin; and 3 brothers, George, Clarence and Richard Cole
Services will be at 10 am on November 3, 2017 at First Baptist Church in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. Burial will follow at Sallisaw City Cemetery in Sallisaw, Oklahoma under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Service, Inc..
Active Pallbearers will be Darrell Edwards, Jim Breshears, Jim Sparks, Clint Crawford, Rex Brooks, and Ray Whitmire
Honorary Pallbearers will be Leon Richardson and Paula Haraway.
Visitation is Wednesday from noon - 8 pm and Thursday from 10 am - 8 pm at Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home in Sallisaw. The family will greet Thursday from 6 - 8 pm at the funeral home.