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Ruby Cole



ABERDEEN Ruby Howell Cole, 90, died Jan.7, 2019, at her residence. Services are 1 p.m. Thursday at the chapel of Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home in Aberdeen with Derrick Moranto officiating. Burial will be at Howell Cemetery in Athens. Visitation is today from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Mrs. Cole was born June 6, 1928, in Athens to the late Ira Green Howell and Mae Moulder Howell. She was a lifelong resident of Monroe County and was formerly employed as a secretary for the Home Economist of Monroe County and Mississippi State University. Ruby was a member of the Aberdeen Church of Christ. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Hershel Cole; sister, Doris Nell Howell; and brother, William I. Howell. She is survived by her son, Jimmy Howell Cole of Lacombe, Louisiana Pallbearers will be members of the Aberdeen Church of Christ.







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