Cole, Ida Marie

Ida Marie Cole, 89, of New Castle and formerly of Roanoke, passed away on Thursday, February 27.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Tinie Stump Burress; and her husband, William Paul Cole; son, Robert Hansford, and daughter, Roberta Cole Dickson.

Surviving is three daughters, Beatrice Cole Huffman (George), Marie Elana Cole and Theresa Lynn Cole-Smith (Missy); eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one sister, Melvina Aliff; and two brothers, Leonard Burress (Faith) and Kenneth Burress.

Funeral services, officiated by Pastor John Thompson, were conducted at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 2, at Oakey’s Roanoke Chapel, 318 Church Avenue, Roanoke. Interment followed in Sherwood Memorial Park in Salem. The family received friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 until 8 p.m. on Sunday, March 1, 2020, at the funeral home.

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