Date of Death: February 14, 2024

Service Details

Visitation will be held Saturday, February 24, 2024 beginning at 11:00 a.m. at Hohner Funeral Home, 1004 Arnold St., Three Rivers. A funeral service will follow at noon at the funeral home, with Pastor LaChanuj Shelton officiating. She will be laid to rest in Riverside Cemetery.

Obituary Notice

Ethel Gloria Cole, 78, of Three Rivers, passed away Wednesday, February 14, 2024 at Bronson Methodist Hospital.

She was born December 3, 1945 in Chicago, IL, the daughter of Herbert and Margaret (Veal) Moore, and graduated from Three Rivers High School with the Class of 1962.

Ethel was a homemaker who devoted herself to raising her six children.

Remaining to cherish her memory are three sons, Lonnie (Kirsten) Cole, Charles (Katie) Cole, and Stephen (Valerie) Cole; daughter, Salana (Leon) Fowler; grandchildren, Antemira Holmes, Sabrina Cole, Kanesha Cole, Tomecia Cole, Jessica Holmes, Charles Cole Jr., Malik Cole, Kahlil Cole, Hunter Cole, Tyana Loree, Contessa Cole, Madison Cole, and Tatum Cole; great-grandchildren, A’Mara Holmes, David Smith Jr., Zamaria Parrack, Graycient Parrack, Jaquon Hodges, Ronnell Hodges, Marcus Hodges, Emmanuel Sutton, Mi’ Kaiah Ajah, Roman Cooper; great-great-grandchild, Xy’Minah Carrillo-Holmes; brother, Jerry Moore; sisters, Shirley Moore and Margaret Haithcock.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lonnie Cole Sr.; two sons, Herbert Cole and Tony Cole; six siblings, John Herbert Moore, George Moore, Richard Moore, Lorraine Mills, Barbara Moore, and Evelyn Long.

Additional Information

Donations in Ethel’s memory may be directed to the charity of your choice. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.

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  1. I love you grandma and will miss you dearly I loved spending time with you watching soap operas in the main livingroom in your building and we talked and I made you smile I will never forget the little moments we did have. I love you and your free now RIP grandma.

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