Glenda Franklin Cole(1965 - 2013)

Glenda Cole

Alexander - Glenda Jean Franklin Cole, 47, of 670 Curtis Parker Road, went to be with her Lord on Friday, February 8, 2013 at the Memorial Campus of Mission Hospitals.

A lifelong resident of Buncombe County, she was a member of Cedar Hill F.W. Baptist Church.

Glenda was a daughter of Shirley Sluder Franklin of Alexander and the late Jake Franklin. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Ronnie Franklin.

Surviving in addition to her mother are her husband whom she married May 24, 2003, Christopher Glenn Cole of the home; daughter, Alicia Strickland and husband Eric of Leicester; granddaughter, Summer Strickland; sister, Kathy Bullman of Weaverville; brother, Randy Franklin of Alexander and father-in-law, Edward Cole of Alexander.

Funeral services will be held 11 AM Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at Cedar Hill F.W. Baptist Church with Rev. Roy McPeters and Rev. Allen Roberts officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM Monday at Anders-Rice Funeral Home.

To sign Mrs. Glenda's guestbook online, go to "Memorials" at


Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Feb. 10, 2013