JoAnn Cole

JoAnn Cole obit

JoAnn Cole, 87, of Lakeview, formerly of Marion, passed away, Saturday, July 8, 2017. at Heartland of Bellefontaine.

Born July 15, 1929, in Marion to the late Lewis & Effie Marie Kehwecker Cunningham. She married Worley Cole on April 7, 1951, and he preceded her in death, as did a son-in-law, Roger Craft.

Survivors include four children, Harvey (Linda) Cole of Bedford, Pa., and Therisa Craft, Norman (Linda) Cole and Pam (Ron) Craft, all of Russells Point; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren; eight siblings, Lewis Cunningham, James Cunningham, Robert Cunningham, Loren Cunningham, Marsha Farris, Martin Cunningham, Linda Alley and Charles Cunningham; and several nieces and nephews.

JoAnn was a 1947 graduate of Marion Harding High School. She retired from Fulfillment Corporation of America in Marion after 33 years. She was a member of the Doyle R. Miller AMVETS Post 39 Auxiliary in Lakeview. JoAnn enjoyed playing cards, traveling, visiting lighthouses and going to casinos.

Funeral services are at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 11,  at Shoffstall Funeral Home, 205 S. Main St., Lakeview, where visitation begins at 5 p.m.

Burial is at 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 12, at Grand Prairie Cemetery, north Brush Ridge Drive, Marion.

Memorial contributions may be given in her name to the American Cancer Society.

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