May 17, 1974 ~ April 10, 2022

Born in: Henderson County, NC
Resided in: Canton, NC

Shannon Renee` (Souther) Cole, 47, of Canton, died Sunday, April 10, 2022 at Mission Hospital.

Born in Henderson County, she was the wife of the late Ronald Cole, and the daughter of Jerry Lee and Juanita Janey (Beck) Souther “Becky” of Fletcher.

Shannon enjoyed everything outdoors, including gardening, flowers, John Deere tractor pulling, and auto racing. She loved animals and spending time with her family.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by a brother, Chris Souther of Fletcher, and her boyfriend Max Fuller and his son Chris of Canton.

A funeral service will be held at 1:30 PM on Saturday, April 16, 2022 at Fletcher First Baptist Church in Fletcher with Revs. Roy Waldroup and Gunne Davis officiating. Burial will follow at Hoopers Creek Cemetery. Friends will be received at the church from 12:00 PM until 1:30 PM prior to the service.

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is assisting the family.


Funeral Service: April 16, 2022 1:30 pm

Fletcher First Baptist Church
5 Cane Creek Road
Fletcher, NC 28732

687 1031


Hoopers Creek Cemetery
Hoopers Creek Church Road
Fletcher, NC


Visitation: April 16, 2022 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Fletcher First Baptist Church
5 Cane Creek Road
Fletcher, NC 28732

687 1031

Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704


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  1. Nita, Jerry & Chris,

    Robbie & I are so sorry to hear of Shannon’s passing. Praying for God to provide you with comfort, strength and peace as you lay your precious daughter to rest. Cherish those sweet memories and know that that thru Jesus Christ you can see her again.

    Ruthie & Robbie Dempsey

  2. No words can express the pain that you are going through and my prayer for you is that God will give you the strength to face the coming days. May God be with you during this difficult time. Sandra Griffin & Sons

  3. Jerry Becky Chris. You guys are in our thoughts and prayers. To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord. No more pain safe and secure in the arms of Jesus.

  4. So sorry to hear of Shannon’s passing. May God bless and keep you through this time of grief is my prayer. “The Lord is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble and He knoweth them that trust in Him”. Nahum 1v7
    When times are the toughest is when God shines the brightest in our lives.

  5. Jerry and family. I’m so sorry to hear about Shannon’s passing. My prayer is that God would soround you with His grace love and mercy .May you have perfect peace during this time. Love you brother.

  6. So sorry about your loss. She was the sweetest girl. I went to TC Roberson with her. It was a pleasure to meet her moma and brother today at the florist. You guys are in our prayers.

  7. Jerry , Becky, & Chris,
    Javier & Shannon are in Heaven with Jesus right now. We will miss them now but see them again soon. Only 10 weeks between their departures & we both loved your family so much. We were so blessed by their wonderful souls & beautiful smiles that we will remember forever. Neighbors that loved yal.


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