Mary Elizabeth Cole was born to Fred Cole Sr.and Ethel McCuddy Cole Whirley on April 12, 1942. She passed away Wednesday, November 16, 2022, at Reid Health in the care of Hospice. She was a 1961 graduate of Richmond High School. Mary sold Avon products for 50 years and held several other jobs throughout her life.

She leaves to cherish her memory her brother Fred Cole of Richmond, one nephew Rod (Tonya) Cole, two great nephews Austin and Ryan, one great niece Marissa (Trevor), and her granddaughter. She is preceded in death by her son Brett A. Cole, her parents, her step-father Bob Whirley, aunts uncles, and cousins, both sets of her grandparents Gentry and Elizabeth Cole and Lindsey and Lucy McCuddy.

A private committal will be held at Jacksonburg Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Stgegall-Berheide-Orr Funeral Service. Online condolences may be shared with the family via the guest book at