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Johnny M. Cole
1929 - 2017

Johnny M. Cole, 87, passed away at Hospice of Wichita Falls Saturday, April 15.

Services were held Wednesday in the pavilion at Highland Cemetery, under the direction of Dutton Funeral Home.

Johnny was born on Nov. 27, 1929, in Tyler, to Samuel Cody and Lucetta (Page) Cole. During his teens, he worked with his dad in various oil fields, drilling, hauling pipe, and working on different rigs. He moved back and forth between East Texas, Wichita Falls, and Iowa Park, finally settling In Iowa Park. He married Betty Chastain on June 3, 1950, and they were married 50 years. He obtained a job with Keebler Cookie Company, working all his adult life and retiring from there in 1987.

Betty preceded Johnny in death.

Survivors include three children: Carol Lennox of Austin, Elaine Cole of Fort Worth, and Debra Kuhlman of Wichita Falls; three grandchildren: and one great-grandchild.

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