Jimmy Lee Cole “Jim”, age 70, of Elrod, AL, passed away September 6, 2021 at DCH Regional Medical Center. Graveside Services will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, September 11, 2021, at Sulphur Springs Free Will Baptist Church with Pastor Vic Hutchins and Bro. Mike Jeffers officiating and Magnolia Chapel North directing. Out respect for the family, mask wearing is greatly appreciated.
He was preceded in death by his parents, J. P. Cole and Annie Cole; brother, Jesse Cole; and grandparents, John and Pearl Cole and Herman and Dicie Brown.
Survivors include his wife, Donnie Mae Cole of Elrod, AL; Tracey Dawn Sherer (Justin) of Jasper, AL; sons, Benjamyn Cole (Ginger) of Red Bay, AL and Jeffrey Cole (Rhonda) of Moulton, AL; and grandchildren, Jeremiah Cole, Thomas Cole, Haley Rose Sherer, Evan Sherer, Sierra Terrell and Dallas Terrell.
Jimmy was a University of Alabama graduate with a degree in Business Education and Accounting. He was employed with Flowers Bakery Company for more than 40 years delivering bread and providing services in sales. Jimmy’s passion was sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ. He served as a pastor to different churches throughout his life. He was also active in different Southern gospel singing groups namely The Melody Heirs, Darrell Burkett and The Messengers and his own family group, The Cole Family.
Pallbearers will be Justin Sherer, Brantley Riley, Matthew Hartley, Archie (Frankie) Milligan, Ben Cole, Jeff Cole, Jeremiah Cole, and Thomas Cole.
Thank you dad. I'm gonna miss our talks. I'm gonna miss the advice. I'm gonna miss the way that you always settle me. I'm thankful for every moment that we shared and I'm looking forward to the moments we will share in the future when my time comes. So until we meet again ..save me a seat where you are . Love you ..Jeffrey Alan
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