Hettie Rosa Cole, 98, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday November 6, 2019 at Signature HealthCARE at Hillcrest. She was born December 28, 1920 in Daviess County, to the late Ollie and Irene House Stites. Hettie was a charter member of Wing Avenue Baptist Church. She also had worked at several retail locations here in Owensboro before retiring from the former Bacon's Department Store in Towne Square Mall.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Homer Cole Sr. in 2000; and a brother, Virgil Stites in 1999.
Hettie is survived by her four sons, Danny R. Cole (Sandy) of Bowling Green, James E. Cole (Debbie) of Freeport, FL, Randall O. Cole (Annette) of Wilmington, NC, and Homer Cole Jr. (Linda) of Walton, KY; five grandchildren; and thirteen great-grandchildren.
The funeral service for Hettie Cole will be 10 a.m. Monday at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory with Dr. Paul Strahan officiating. Visitation will be from 1:00 until 5:00 p.m. Sunday and after 9:00 a.m. Monday. Burial will be in Rosehill Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Wing Avenue Baptist Church Building Fund, 628 Wing Avenue Owensboro, KY 42303.
Memories and condolences for the family of Hettie Cole may be left at www.glenncares.com