Shirley R. Cole, 85, of Vandalia, Illinois, passed away Monday, July 19, 2021, at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, IL.
Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Thursday, July 22, 2021, at Miller Funeral Home, Ramsey, IL with Rev. Brent Madding officiating. Burial will follow at Liberty Cemetery, Bingham, IL. Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Thursday, July 22, 2021, 2 hours prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials: Donors Choice and/or Miller Funeral Home. Miller Funeral Home, Ramsey, IL, is in charge of arrangements. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.millerfh.net.
Born November 28, 1935, in Ramsey, IL, the daughter of Ray & Sara "Tilly" Matilda (Hopkins) Lambert. Married Russell "Junior" Cole Jr. on May 5, 1952 in Oconee, IL, he passed away on March 29, 2006. She was a former Receiving Clerk at Orgill, Vandalia, IL, Homemaker and House Keeper; and affiliated with the Bingham and Bayle City Baptist Church, both of Bingham, IL.
Survived by: Daughter - Karen Mitchell, Ramsey, IL; Grandchildren - Brian Carter & Jennifer and Jeff Carter & Becky, all of Ramsey, IL; Great Grandchildren - Brittney White & Ryan, Augsburg, IL, Katelyn Fisher, Ramsey, IL and Brandon Carter & Becky, Bingham, IL; Great Great Grandchildren - Miyah and Mason Smith, McKenzie, Zane and Alayna White and 1 on the way.
Preceded in death by: Parents; Husband; Brothers- Mike Forbes and Bob Hopkins; and Sisters - Norma Berner and Linda Hensley.
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