Jimmy Lee Cole

Monday, November 10, 2014

Jimmy Lee Cole, 53, of Black Oak, died Sunday Nov. 9, 2014, at NEA Baptist Medical Center in Jonesboro.

Born in Leachville, he was the son of the late Harlis "Windy" Cole and had been a lifelong resident of northeast Arkansas. Raised in Leachville, Jimmy had been a Black Oak resident for over 20 years. He served 22 years in the Army National Guard and was employed by the city of Jonesboro. Jimmy was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed spending time with his family.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, Lonnie Cole.

Survivors include his wife, Tammy Dodd Cole of Black Oak;

Two sons and daughters-in-law, Heath and Kristen Cole of Fayetteville and Cameron and Kelli Cole of Trumann;

One daughter and son-in-law, Shawna and Clayton Miller of Caraway;

One step-son, Lynyrd Brooks and his wife, Gabby, of Pocahontas;

His mother, Betty Green Cole of Leachville;

One sister and brother-in-law, Sherry and Clarence Buckley of Black Oak; and

Five grandchildren, Carter Cole, Jase Cole, Conner Grist, Madilynn Grist and Makennah Brooks.

Jimmy was also anxiously expecting a grandson and granddaughter.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Leachville. Burial will follow in Leachville Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

A guest register is at www.HowardFuneralService.com.