Geneva Ledford Mathis Cole

geneva mathis cole
Geneva Frances Cole, 76, of 26 Creekwood Drive, died Friday, April 1, 2011. Mrs. Cole was born in Buncombe County and was a daughter of the late Jesse and Maffrey Maynor Ledford. She was married to the late Lloyd J. Mathis and the late Thomas E. "Gene" Cole. She is survived by her sons, Roger Mathis and his wife Cheryl of Candler, Dennis Cole of Houston and Darrell Cole of New Jersey; seven grandchildren, Matthew N. "Nick" Mathis, Katrina Anne "Kate" Mathis, Amanda Saladiner, Brandon and Daniel Cole, Sean and Shie Cole and three great-grandchildren, brother-in-law, Ted Mathis and sister-in-law, Agnes Gardin. She was preceded in death by a son, Ronnie Lee Mathis; a brother, Donald E. Ledford and sister, Shelby Jean Roberts. Funeral services will be 11:00 am Tuesday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Rev. Ernie Phillips officiating. Interment will follow at Green Hills Cemetery. Her family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 pm Monday at the funeral home.

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  1. Rest in Peace Geneva. We will miss your smile and laugh. Gene was waiting for you in heaven. Love, Kim,Andy,Brandon,Preston,&Lauren Waddell

  2. Our prayers are with the family. Dennis and Darrell, I know you two lived in Fairview growing up and was friends with our children. Please know you are in our prayers.
    Gill & Judy Morgan

  3. I send my sincere condolences to the Ledford/Mathis/Cole family. My prayers are with your family in this very difficult time. I was a friend of Shelby Jean Roberts and knew Geneva from her. Rest in peace.

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