Virgie Dickerson Cole, 92, formerly of Berry, Ky., and a resident of Northpoint Healthcare, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Jan. 24, 2013.
Welcoming her arrival in heaven were her husband of 42 years, Alson, who preceded her in death on May 24, 1980, her sons, Raymond and Elwood, and her daughter, Fannie. She was the last of her immediate family. Born in Madison County, Ky., on March 19, 1920, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Fannie Cain Dickerson. She was a homemaker and a member of Berry United Methodist Church, who loved taking care of her family. She enjoyed gardening as well as playing the harmonica and the guitar.
Survivors include: eight sons, Alson (Ruth Ann) Cole Jr. of Cynthiana, Ronnie (Kathy) Cole of Florence, Virgil (Darlene) Cole of Covington, Darryl (Sue) Cole of Cynthiana, Greg Cole of Lexington, Ricky (Linda) Cole of Falmouth, Jeff (Brenda) Cole of Cynthiana, and Lonnie (Polly) Cole of Owensboro; five daughters, Betty (Robert) Hannah of Cynthiana, Verna Lewis of Lexington, Linda (Roger) Fraley of Mt. Sterling, Karen (Wayne) Stevenson of Lexington, and Debbie (Randy) Gill of Cynthiana; 47 grandchildren; numerous great and great, great grandchildren; and her loving family at Northpoint Healthcare Center.
Funeral service was held Monday, Jan. 28 at Woodhead Funeral Home, 106 Main St., Berry, with Wayne Stevenson officiating. Special music was shared by Virgil and Darlene Cole. Interment took place in Pythian Grove Cemetery, Berry.
Serving as pallbearers were: her surviving sons.
Honorary pallbearers were: Timmy King, Timmy Lee, Brian Cole, David Cole, Alson Cole III, Frankie Cole, Wayne Cole, Darryl Cole Jr., Jeff Cole Jr., Ricky Cole Jr., Michael Newton, Billy Lewis, Shaun Gill and David Lewis.www.woodheadfuneralhome.com