Carrie Belle Acklin Cole departed this life in the presence of family on Feb. 14, 2014 at 87. She was born in Gretna to the late Bertha Pat Briscoe and Mitchell Acklin. She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph Charles Cole Jr. She graduated from Southern University, Baton Rouge, LA and retired from Jefferson Parish Schools. Carrie Belle leaves to cherish her memory her children Cherry Cole Gamble, Dr. Joseph C. Cole III (Dorothy), Yvonne Cole Boone (James), Nathan Briscoe and Tyra Cole; her brother, Leo Acklin; eleven grandchildren Shewayn Watson (Barry), Sharla Wilson (Samuel), Michael Gamble (Tanya), David Cole, Jasmine Washington, Cameron Cole, Jessica Brew, Barbara Boone, Carrie Cole, Caylee Cole and Joseph Boone, fourteen great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends. Relatives, friends of the family, members of St. Joseph Catholic Church and All Saints Catholic Church; Phi Delta Kappa Sorority – Alpha Theta Chapter; employees of Jefferson Parish Schools, J.W. Marriott, River Parishes and St. Charles Parish Hospitals, Fulton County Schools – Atlanta, Louisiana Department of Children & Family Services, Jefferson Community Healthcare Clinic-Avondale, Bridgeway Hospice, and Hospice Compassus are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 610 6th Street, Gretna, on Sat., Feb. 22. Viewing from 9am to 10am and service time immediately following. Celebrant the Reverend James Day. Internment McDonogh Cemetery.
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Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Feb. 18 to Feb. 22, 2014