Frances Cole, age 97 of Sunman


Frances Cole, age 97, of Sunman, Indiana passed away Friday, January 26, 2024, at Ripley Crossing in Milan.  She was born on October 19, 1926, in Hazelwood, Ohio, a daughter to William and Montie Randolph Roy.  Frances married George Cole and they spent 64 years together before his death on February 11, 2010.  She enjoyed gardening, cooking and time spent with her family.  Frances especially loved the Lord and encouraged everyone to attend church with her.  Now she has found her peace.

Survivors include her 5 children, George (Judith) Cole, Joyce (Donald) Davis, Brenda (Allen) Jellison, Judy (David) Wilson, and Robert (Marsha) Cole; 15 grandchildren, Lisa, Jerry, David, Mike, Susan, Julee, Traci, Allen Christopher, Christy, Noah, Eric, Joseph, Jacob, Nathan and Natasha; many great and great, great-grandchildren; her sister and brother-in-law, Edith and Bill Lucas as well as numerous nieces and nephews.  Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by 8 siblings.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, January 31, 2024, at St. Paul Cemetery, 8930 State Road 101, Sunman, Indiana 47041.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be sent to the Sunman Church of Christ or the American Heart Association.  To sign the online guestbook or to leave a personal memory or condolence, please visit  The staff of Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home is honored to care for the family of Frances Cole.