Mr. John Cole
May 28, 1835 - April 11, 1909

MR. JOHN COLE- May 28, 1835 - April 11, 1909 Mr. John Cole (or Uncle Jack as he was called) was born in Middle Tennessee about the year 1836. He lived there until grown and then started West and came to Weakley where he lived the remainder of his life. He was married to Miss Sarah Ellen Butler and to this union four children were born, three of them now living. Misfortune came by taking his wife away from him and he was married the second time to Miss Emily Taylor. To this union three children were born of which all survive him. Uncle Jack had many friends. He was honest, upright man and died rejoicing in the savior he loved. He leaves a good dear companion and six children to mourn after him a host of sorrowing friends. May God's richest blessings rest on you all. His body was conveyed to the tomb by his old comrades with whom he so bravely fought during the Civil War. Services were conducted by F.P. Fonville, W.J. Allen and S.T. Witherington.

Submitted By: Janice Crider