Benny Olin Cole

Benny Olin Cole, age 80, of Adairsville, passed away on Saturday, September 11th, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.

Benny was born on April 16, 1941, in Bartow County, Georgia, to the late Renis Cole and Gladys Cole. He spent his lifetime as a carpenter. Benny was an avid western movie watcher, loved gardening, tinkering with old cars, and loved cats.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a daughter, Rita Lynn Cole, and sister, Aileen Blalock.

He is survived by his sons, Joseph Shawn Cole, and his wife, Tara; their children, Alley, Molly, Trey, Rhett, and Ryan; Timothy Cole and his wife, Delisha, and their five children; brothers, Ronnie Cole, Doyle Cole, Donnie Cole, and Lloyd Cole.

Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, September 16th, at 11 AM from the Chapel of Thomas Funeral Home with Reverend Stephen Moore officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens. Pallbearers serving are as follows: Trey Burgess, Rhett Burgess, Ryan Burgess, Lance Carroll, Brian Cole, and Josh Cline.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, September 15th, at Thomas Funeral Home from 5 PM until 7PM.

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Thomas Funeral Home has proudly been entrusted with the care of Benny Cole of Adairsville.