Thomas O. 'Tom' Cole


Thomas O. "Tom" Cole, 91, of Glasgow, died Monday, April 15, 2019 at Barren County Health and Rehab.
Born in Gradyville, Kentucky, Tom was the son of the late Willie D. and Myrtie Frances Sparks Cole. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Anna Mae Clark Cole; two children, Tony Cole and Marsha Wardlaw; three sisters, Lorena Coomer, Nancy Sexton and Ruby Jessie; and a brother, Austin Cole.
Mr. Cole was a WWII veteran of the U.S. Navy, a sales representative for automotive equipment and a member of Broadway United Methodist Church. He was a member of Allen Lodge No. 24 F&AM, Scottish Rite and Kosair Shrine Club.
He is survived by a son, Glenn Cole (Candace Steen), of Glasgow; a daughter, Rebecca Garnick (Dave), of Fort Thomas, Kentucky; a special niece, Barbara Jane Pendleton (John), of Glasgow; five grandchildren, Elizabeth Patton and Amanda Cole, of Gainesville, Florida, Lindsay Harden, of Louisville and Kaitlyn and Ashleigh Garnick, of Fort Thomas; and six great-grandchildren, Jackson Cole, Graydon and Kellyn Patton, Harper and Molly Frances, and Wells Thomas Harden.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, April 18 at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial Happy Valley Memorial Gardens. Military honors will be provided by DAV chapter No. 20 of Glasgow. Visitation will be Thursday from 9 a.m. until time for the service and Masonic Rites will be at 10 a.m. Thursday during the visitation.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial contribution may be made to Kosair Charities Committee, Inc., P.O. Box 37370 Louisville, KY 40233-7370.
Published on April 16, 2019
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Dan Wesley
Apr 17, 2019
Our prayers go out to the entire family.
I remember the time when I was about 10 yrs old and uncle TO took me golfing at Glasgow CC. I'm not sure I ever hit the ball once but I do remember he never criticized one shot. I'm sure he had better things to do that day. Thanks uncle TO.