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Vera Roller Cole, 83, of Aberdeen, NC passed away Friday May 19th, 2017 at her residence.

She was born on December 4, 1933 in Bennettsville, SC to Ralph and Ruby Roller. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 59 years Paul Isaac Cole, and a son Paul Jeffrey Cole.

Vera worked for 27 years performing administrative work at McCain Hospital before her retirement. She was an active member of Ashley Heights Baptist Church. In her spare time, she loved to care for her yard and her flower gardens. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time and playing games with her grandchildren.

She is survived by two sons Richard Cole and Phillip Cole (Jane); two daughters Lorraine Sauer (Doug) and Marilyn Cheek (Tony); a sister Jean Brock (Bill) of Laurinburg, NC; a brother Rick Roller (Kristen) of Fayetteville, NC; eleven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM on Saturday May 20, 2017 at Boles Funeral Home in Southern Pines. A funeral service will be held on Sunday May 21, 2017 at 2PM at Ashley Heights Baptist Church with Pastor Zeb Moss, Pastor Kevin Huff, and Pastor Mike Branscome officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to FirstHealth Hospice at 150 Applecross Road Pinehurst, NC 28374.

Online condolences may be made at www.bolesfuneralhome.com

Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines is assisting the family.

 

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