Johnny M. COLE
Johnny M. COLE
  • November 27, 1929 - April 15, 2017
  • Alba, Texas

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Johnny M. Cole, 87, passed away at Hospice of Wichita Falls on Saturday, April 15, 2017. Services will be held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 in the pavilion at Highland Cemetery in Iowa Park, Texas, under the direction of Dutton Funeral Home in Iowa Park.
Johnny was born on November 27, 1929, in Tyler, Texas, to Samuel Cody and Lucetta (Page) Cole. During his teens, Johnny worked with his dad in various oil fields, drilling, hauling pipe, and working on different rigs. He moved back and forth between East Texas, Wichita Falls, and Iowa Park, finally settling In Iowa Park.
He married Betty Chastain on June 3, 1950, and they were married 50 years. Johnny obtained a job with Keebler Cookie Company, working all his adult life and retiring from there in 1987. Betty preceded Johnny in death. Johnny is survived by three children: Carol Lennox of Austin, TX, Elaine Cole of Fort Worth, TX, and Debra Kuhlman along with her husband, Greg, of Wichita Falls, TX; three grandchildren: Laura Moore of Wichita Falls, TX, Lisa Thames and her husband Chris of Wichita Falls, TX, and Blake Scott of Austin, TX; and one great-grandchild, Ethan Pak of Wichita Falls, TX.
Johnny was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.