William Tomy Cole, 60, of Paragould, died Monday, Oct. 8, 2001, at his home. Born in Manila, he was a used car dealer and auto body repairman. He was a member of Grace United Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Ellen Cole of Paragould; a son, William L. Cole of Paragould; two daughters, Julia Carter of Jonesboro and Brenda Gannon of Holly Grove; his mother, Ruthie Cole of Paragould; two brothers, Verlon Cole and Wilburn Cole, both of Paragould; four sisters, Ruth Cole of Brookland, Rachel Hay and Valarie Swan, both of Paragould, and Brenda Waddle of Texas.
He was preceded in death by his father, two sisters and four brothers.
The funeral was held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Heath Funeral Home in Paragould with Rev. Eddie Gene Wright officiating. Burial was at New Liberty Cemetery near Marmaduke.