Mary Ann Cole
Mary Ann Cole was born on July 9, 1942 to the late Moses Frye and Henrietta Dale Williams. She was the oldest daughter of nine children. After losing her mother at age 12, Mary Ann became a mother figure to her siblings. She is also preceded in death by her daughter: Marian Cole-Thompson.
Celebration of life service will be held Sat., July 31, 2021 at 11 a.m. at St. James Missionary Baptist Church St. Ft. Smith, AR 72904 with a burial at Oak Cemetery under the direction of Rowell-Parish Mortuary.
Mary was a member of Unity Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor Theodore Dodson, III. She married John William Cole of Huntington, Arkansas on March 9, 1959. Together she and John had three beautiful daughters: Marian Denise Cole-Thompson, Mycheal Smith (Billy) and JoAnna Cole-Brewer (Glenn). Later the Coles were blessed with 8 grandchildren: Amber Paige, Arika, William, Mychal and Melanie Smith, Glenn, Johnathan and HeLana Brewer and one great-grandchild: Kendal Smith and she also has a host of other family members and friends.
Visitation will be Fri., July 30, 2021 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Rowell-Parish Mortuary 611 N 9th St. Ft. Smith, AR 72901.
Continued Fellowship will be Fri., July 30, 2021 from 5p.m. to 8 p.m. at The 31st at 5208 S 31st St. Ft. Smith, AR 72901.
Published by Times Record from Jul. 28 to Jul. 29, 2021.