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July 20, 2012
Mommy tells me you were in a class all by yourself,
Being a Woman of Elegance was something you just couldn't help.

I can't wait to see you so you can tell me all about your time here on earth,

And I will get the chance to tell you all about when Mommy gave birth.

God has made me over,
I have been changed and saved and so were you.

God restored your soul,
He made you over again,
To live in a place, where neither time nor space transcends.

We have forever to catch up on all the things we missed about each other,

You were always in our prayers,
my dear Great-Grandmother.

To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord,
Now you'll reign in Heaven but you'll never be bored.

Farewell for now…I'll see you soon…And maybe just maybe, you'll sing me a tune.

It's hurts to say Goodbye to everyone we left behind…but we won't be forgotten…We'll be UNFORGETTABLE this time.
July 20, 2012
our prayers and love go out to the family. may god give you peace in your time of need. god bless you. the coles and mitchell and hammett family. new haven ct
July 19, 2012
Natalie our hearts and prayers are with you and your family in this time of sorrow
July 19, 2012
Natalie, Timolyn and Casey, I had a chance to meet your mother many years ago when she was passing through Atlanta, GA and her chaufeuer stopped for gas. I will never forget her smile. She was so beautiful; I waved and she smiled and waved back. A loss especially a parents is never an easy task! I'm hopeful you will find comfort in knowing that she is not alone that your father, the late Nat King Cole, "the great love of her and your lives" is there with open arms to meet her. May you find comfort in Psalms 121:1 "I will lift mine unto the hills from whence cometh my help; my help cometh from the Lord!" GOD BLESS EACH OF YOU!!
July 18, 2012
Mrs. Cole in comportment and manner, transcended the indignities of a bygone era in our country. I believed her husband depended on her strength which allowed his incredible artistry to reach and touch people the world over. What an incredible and remarkable woman she was. God bless the Cole family. My cousin, Sheridan Rosborough was the Cole's insurance agent and he admired them very much.
Liz-San Francisco
July 17, 2012
To Natalie Cole and family, my thoughts and prayers are with you. May God comfort you and give you His peace that surpasses all understanding.
The greeter at the bottom stairs at Victory Church.
July 17, 2012
I met Maria while I was a Concierge at The Lodge & Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. We shared the same hairstylist and would see each other, throughout the years, when our appointment times were similar.

I was always in awe of her character, style and compassion. Knowing her, even briefly, left a permanent, loving memory that I will always cherish.
July 17, 2012
Beautiful Maria
Thank you for inspiring many to song a joyful song. May your extended Family Friends and Fans find comfort in remembering You <3
July 17, 2012
Rest Maria where there is no more pain and sorrow.
July 17, 2012
God placed you on my heart to pray, one morning I woke up in May. I'm grateful that I did obey and that he used a vessel like me to Pray. May your soul be at peace and may your family that is left behind realize that we will all be gone in time. Rest Maria. Rest.

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