Advertisement

Mrs. Beatrice M. Cole, 93

February 22, 2009

Mrs. Beatrice M. Cole, 93



JUNE 24, 1915-FEB. 19, 2009

FREDERICK, Md. - Mrs. Beatrice M. Cole, 93, of Frederick, died Thursday, Feb. 19, at Northampton Manor Health Care. She was the wife of the late William W. Cole, who died April 13, 1997.

Born June 24, 1915, in Frederick County, Md., she was the daughter of the late Jesse and Lula Phelps.

Mrs. Cole was a member of Evangelical Lutheran Church of Frederick and the Friendly Girls Sunday School Class.

She was a homemaker and a seamstress. A graduate of Frederick High School in 1932, she was a member of the Rose Hill Garden Club, and NARFE Chapter 409.

Surviving are three nieces, Shirley Shifler and husband, Charles, of Boonsboro, Sylvia Springer of Frederick, and Brenda Shoemaker of Frederick; one nephew, Vernon Miller Jr. and wife, Masie, of Beltsville, Md.; and several great-nieces and great-nephews. She also will be remembered by many friends.

Advertisement

Mrs. Cole was preceded in death by three sisters, Miriam V. Flair, Irene Hart and Elizabeth Staley; one brother, Jesse S. Phelps; and a niece, Gayle Harley.

A memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28, at Evangelical Lutheran Church, 31 E. Church St., Frederick. Officiating will be Pastor Barbara Bornemann.

Interment will be private at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Evangelical Lutheran Church, 35 E. Church St., Frederick, MD 21701.

Arrangements are being handled by Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, 106 E. Church St., Frederick. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to www.keeneybasford.com.

The Herald-Mail Articles
|
|
|