Earl "Jelly" Albert Cole

Branch of service U S Army
Entered service
Birth 2/3/1925
Died 3/9/2008
Buried  Fairview Lutheran Cemetery at Bolivar W.Va.


Mr. Earl Cole
As originally published on Monday, March 10, 2008.

Earl "Jelly" Albert Cole, 83, of Rohrersville, passed away on Sunday, March 9, 2008 at his residence.
     He was born Feb. 3, 1925 in Sandy Hook, and was the son of the late William Frederick Cole and Mary Jane Cooper Cole.
He was a retired carman for the B&O Railroad, with 44 years of service.
     He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in World War II and the Korean War.
He was of the Pentecostal faith. He was also a member of Steadman-Kennan Post No. 96 of the American Legion and the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie No. 1136, both of Brunswick.
     He is survived by four daughters, Marlene Hackley and husband, Charles, of Sandy Hook, Glenda Martin and husband, Terry, of Purcellville, Va., Lisa Hershman and husband, Gary, of Rohrersville, and Cathy Staubs and husband, Terry, of Charles Town, W.Va.; one son, Charles Cole and wife, Teresa, of Brunswick; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
     He was preceded in death by one sister, Josephine Albert, and three brothers, William Cole, Donald Cole and his twin, Charles Cole.
     Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 12, at the Eackles-Spencer & Norton Funeral Home, U.S. 340 at Halltown Road, Charles Town/Harpers Ferry, W.Va., with Pastor James Boyce officiating. Interment will be in Fairview Lutheran Cemetery at Bolivar W.Va.
     The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Justin Hershman, Charlie Cole, Rusty Staubs, Derek Martin, Zack Cole and Mike Watkins. Honorary bearer will be Sammy Cole.
     Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742