COLE, Thomas Abraham, 85, of Plant City, FL, went to be with his Lord and Savior on July 6, 2014. He was a loving son, hus-band, father, and papa. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Sophronia; children, Wayne and Margie, Steve and Patricia, Mearle-Susan and Gordon Saylor, Rex and Sharon, and Walt and Tina; 9 grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren; and siblings, Ida, Jim, Sara, Kermit, Roy, Marvin, and Irene. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Tom and Cora Lee; sisters, Frances, Sevella, SereIla, and Ruby Nell. A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, July 10 at 11:00 A.M. at Hopewell Funeral Home, 6005 CR 39 S., Plant City, where the family will receive friends at 10:00 A.M. Interment to follow at Hopewell Memorial Gardens, Plant City. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to LifePath Hospice, Development Dept., 12470 Telecom Drive, Suite 300, Temple Terrace, FL 33637. Expressions of condolence at www.WeCare.io.
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Hopewell Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens - Plant City
6005 CR 39 South Plant City, FL 33567
Published in TBO.com on July 9, 2014