Dateline: September 11, 2003


Graveside services for Dolly Foust Cole, age 85, were held at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, September 8, 2003, in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon with Dr. Howard Batson, Pastor of the First Baptist Church in Amarillo, officiating.  Arrangements were under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., in Clarendon.

Mrs. Cole died Saturday, September 6, 2003, in Amarillo.  She was born March 20, 1918, in New Mexico and had been a resident of Claude and then Clarendon all of her adult life.  She married Abram Thornton “Abe” Cole, Jr., on July 7, 1935, in Clarendon.  He preceded her in death on February 20, 1991.  She had been very active in the Donley County Senior Citizens Association in Clarendon for many years.  She was a homemaker and a Baptist.

Survivors include on daughter and son-in-law, Betsy and Dale Keeney of Amarillo; a sister, Clara Bell Gristy of Lubbock; four grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

The family suggests that memorials be to BSA Hospice in Amarillo or the Donley County Senior Citizens Association in Clarendon.

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