Carolyn Defreese Cole


Mrs. Carolyn Defreese Cole, age 74, of Adairsville, died Monday, June 11, 2018, at her residence.

She was born in Dallas, Georgia, on April 23, 1944, the daughter of the late Luther W. Defreese and Marjorie McBrayer Defreese.

Carolyn was a member of Crowe Springs Baptist Church. She loved her family and their family get togethers. She was the best mama in the whole world. Christmas was her favorite time of the year because of Jesus Christ and Santa Claus.  Carolyn loved to sew, crochet, garden and specially work in her flowers. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, William H. Cole, Sr.; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Barney and Dorothy Cole; her brother, Clennon Defreese; and sister, Peggy Tidwell.

Survivors include her children, Renee White (Mark), Deneen Nizzari (Angelo) and Butch Cole (Kim); 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 14, 2018, at Crowe Springs Baptist Church with The Reverend Butch Cole and Reverend Ronnie Cowart officiating. Interment will following in Peaceful Meadows Memorial Cemetery in Dallas. The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday at Parnick Jennings Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

Serving as pallbearers will be Shane White, Cliff White, Alex Turner, Luke Smith, David Bohannon and Kevin Littlefield. Levi, Emmit, Grayson, Gatlin, Leland, Gage, Tyler and Jayden will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Parnick Jennings Funeral Home and Cremation Services is honored to serve the family of Carolyn Cole; please visit to share memories or to leave a condolence message.