Patricia Ann Cole, 70, of Mattoon formerly of Windsor passed away at 9:08 a.m. Tuesday (November 30, 2010) at her residence.
Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. Saturday in the Lovins-Lockart Funeral Home, Windsor with Pastor Cathy Minor officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until service time. Burial will be in the Windsor Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the United Methodist Church, Windsor or the Lincolnland Hospice.
She was born January 10, 1940 in Shelby County the daughter of Earl and Freda (Bullerman) Murphy. She married her childhood sweetheart, William Otto Cole July 31, 1957 in Windsor and he preceded her in death, May 31, 2008.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church, Windsor. She retired from farming with her husband, Bill and enjoyed golfing and gardening.
Surviving are daughters, Cathy Willingham (Mark) of Mattoon and Kim Tilford (Jim) of Windsor; grandchildren, Michelle Wise, Ashley Peadro, Cole Tilford, Anson Tilford, Matt Willingham and Ryne Willingham; great-grandchildren, Aden Wise, Jillian Willingham, Ava Willingham and Gracie Willingham; sister-in-laws, Nancy Metcalf (Lee) of Fort Orange, FL and Jo Lawyer (Ron) of Columbus, MS.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son, William Otto Cole, Jr. and 3 sisters.