HICKMAN — Services for Martha Elizabeth Cole, 79, of Hickman will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 19, 2013, at Rawls Funeral Home Chapel in Union City, Tenn., with the Rev. Kenny Craig officiating. Burial will be in Hickman City Cemetery.
Mrs. Cole died Saturday, October 12, 2013, at Haws Memorial Nursing Home.
She was a former member of Lake Chapel Missionary Baptist Church and a founding member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and a former employee of Reelfoot Packing Company.
She is survived by her children, Samuel Cole, Wanda Thomas, Cathy Busby, Marilyn Turner, Neal Cole and Paul Wilson; two sisters, Dorothy Gaston and Verna Moore; two brothers, W.C. Nicholson and Charles Gaston; 12 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. M.C. Cole. Her parents were John Nicholson and Frances Buchanan Nicholson Gaston.
Friends may call after 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.