Alene Cole, 76

December 18, 2008

MAY 3, 1932-DEC. 16, 2008

Alene Cole, 76, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, at Valley Health Care in Winchester, Va.

Born May 3, 1932, in Bryson, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Julius and Stacy Coleman.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Cole.

She taught elementary education for more than 20 years in Martinsburg, W.Va.

She organized the first Neighborhood Watch Program in Martinsburg on Centre Street.

She is survived by two sons, Marvin Cole and Ricky Cole; one stepdaughter, Karen Grantham; three sisters, Bertha Jones, Thelma Moore and Hazel Lumpkin; one brother, Walter Coleman; and three grandchildren.

Services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home. The Rev. Tyrone Lockett will officiate. Burial will be at Rosedale Cemetery.


Family will receive friends on Saturday from noon to 1 p.m. prior to services at the funeral home.

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