Mary Ellen Ferguson Cole, age 64 of Jonesborough, passed away at home Friday, April 13, 2012, with her loving family by her side.
She was a daughter of the late Newman and Sallie Leedy Ferguson. Ellen was a graduate of Sulphur Springs High School and was a member of Boones Creek Christian Church, and was a lifelong resident of Washington County.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Betty Ferguson and Polly McKewin; two borthers, Hal and John Ferguson.
Ellen is survived by her husband, Darrel Cole; one son, Joshua Cole, of the home; one daughter, Ginger Cutshaw; sisters, Mildred Kirtley and husband, Ken, of Jonesborough, Margaret Bowman, of Telford, Linda Westmoreland and husband, Jimmy, of Johnson City; sisters-in-law, Evelyn Ferguson and Martha Ferguson, both of Gray; one aunt and uncle; several nieces, nephews and cousins; one granddaughter, Cati Cutshaw.
The family will receive friends Monday from 5-6 p.m. in the Gray Funeral Home Chapel followed by a Celebration of Life at 6 p.m. with Pastor David Clark officiating.
Honorary pallbearers will be Bo Bowman, Joe Bowman, Andy Bowman, Eddie Good, Danny Good, David Good, Gentry Ferguson, Hal Ferguson, Matthew Ferguson and Marty Ferguson.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 508 Princeton Rd. #102, Johnson City, TN 37601-2060.
Gray Funeral Home is proud to serve the family of our friend Ellen Cole. 423-477-3171 or 239-6622; www.grayfuneralhome.net