Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of
Mr. Hollis Cole
Mr. Hollis F. Cole age 80 of New Tazewell, TN was born May 10, 1933 and went to be with the Lord March 29, 2014. He was a member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church.
Hollis was a successful yet humble businessman. He made his name in the grocery business beginning in 1974. Hollis co-owned and operated Quick Stop Market with his dear friend and brother-in-law Clay Neely.
In June 1991, Hollis and his now departed wife Sue Cole opened Hometown Grocery with his late son Mark Cole and daughter-in-law Nan Cole. They successfully operated Hometown Grocery for 11 years. Hollis not only had a deep love for his community, but he also unconditionally loved his family, friends, and God.
He was preceded in death by his:
Parents: Josiah and Bonnie Cole
Wife: Wanda Sue (Harmon) Cole
Son: Mark Cole
2 Sisters: Robie Claxton and Opal McCullach
He is survived by his:
Daughter-in-Law: Nan (Stanifer) Cole and husband Mark Lohr
Grandsons: Marcus Cole
Granddaughter: Lindsey (Cole) Cadle and husband Isaac
Great Grandsons: Hudson Cole Cadle and Norris Larocque Cadle
Brother: Johnny Cole and wife LaVon
Sister: Eula Keaton
Caregiver and friends: Lillian Eldridge
Doug "Elrod" Brooks
Several nieces, nephews, and a host of other loving relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends Monday, March 31, 2014 from 6PM till 8PM at the Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home. Family and friends will meet for graveside services Tuesday at
11 AM in the Irish Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Reggie Large officiating.
Pallbearers: Dennis Reece, Robert Minton, Doug "Elrod"
Brooks, Isaac Cadle, Marcus Cole, and Matthew Cole
Claiborne - Overholt Funeral Home is Honored to be serving the family