BATTLEBORO – Marilyn Ann Cole Park, age 75, passed away on Sunday, August 27, 2017. Born in Ashland, OH on October 4, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Paul Cole and Mary Bachmann Cole. She was also preceded in death by her son, Richard Slabie; and her brother, Dale Cole.
Marilyn received her Associates in Applied Sciences Degree from Pitt Community College in May 1993 and had been working for T. W. King as a Paralegal since 1991. When she wasn’t working, Marilyn enjoyed spending time with her family, puzzles, vacations, and general relaxation. She will be regarded as a very friendly, witty person who loved interacting with people and didn’t shy from sarcasm from time to time! She will be missed dearly by the many people that she has touched in her life and her memories will thrive through those interactions.
Marilyn leaves behind to cherish her memory, daughters, Karen Spruill and husband, Michael, of Creswell; and Jo Ann High of Rocky Mount. She is also survived by grandchildren, Benjamin Majors and wife, Ashley, of Leland; Joshua Brantley and wife, Missy, of Nashville; Ashley Spruill of Creswell; great-grandchildren, Camryn, Amiyah, Gabriel, and Samuel; brother, Lee Cole and wife, Carolyn of Ashland, OH; best friend “Cricket” of Laurens, SC; and several nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of Wheeler & Woodlief Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Burial will follow at Rocky Mount Memorial Park. The family will receive friends and relatives on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Wheeler & Woodlief Funeral Home & Cremation Services.
Arrangements entrusted to Wheeler & Woodlief Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 1130 N. Winstead Avenue, Rocky Mount, NC 27804. You may share memories and condolences with the family by visiting www.wheelerwoodlief.com.