Barbara Ann Cole
Barbara Ann Cole
  • October 16, 1928 - July 19, 2017
  • Tampa, Florida

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Barbara Ann Cole, 88, passed away July 19, 2017. Born October 16, 1928 in Hammond, Indiana, Barbara moved to Tampa in 1940. She graduated from H. B. Plant High School in 1947 and from Purdue University in 1951. She worked for Tampa Electric for 33 years as a home economist and customer relations representative. She was active in her church, serving as Vice President and Program Chairwoman of the United Methodist Women Palma Ceia. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dr. Herschel Cole and Hazel Cole. She is survived by her brother, Phillip Cole (Mary), her nieces Heather Kalita (John) and Allison Hadley (Stuart), her nephew Phillip Cole and seven great nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life will be held Wed. July 26, 11:00 am at Palma Ceia United Methodist Church, 3723 West Bay to Bay Blvd, Tampa, Fl 33629.