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“Joanne, we are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Vicky Path - Marysville, MI

“To the Cole Family,I have many wonderful memories of both your mom and dad. They had infectious laughs to brighten anyone's day and were always...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Jo Ann Tetlock - Highland, CA

“Joanne, still can't believe that your mom is gone! Seems so unreal. Nicole & I send our deepest sympathies to you and your family. If there's...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Susan Taylor - Port Huron, MI

“I find it hard to believe that Betty has moved into eternity. To me she was a real friend here at the St. Clair Landings....always friendly and...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Sister Gloria Korhonen - MI

“Our condolences to Betty's family. I lived across from Mrs Cole til I was 12 yrs old. I feel for her family and she has joined her best friend Art &...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Sherryl Bassett - Hazelton - MN

“So sorry of your loss.I am so glad she was asmall part of my life. Mary Lou Hillock ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Mary Lou Hillock - Marysville, MI

“So sorry this wonderful lady, has left us...She was a very dear friend and she was a great listener and help me in many ways!... May God be with her...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Cindy & Fred Pelc

“Love you Betty, you'll be missed. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Lynnette Hartwig - Lorain, OH

Betty A. Cole, 94, of Port Huron, passed away on Saturday, February 3, 2018.

She was born May 27, 1923 in Detroit to the late Bert and Katherine Hilliard. She married Arthur F. Cole on November 6, 1940. They moved to the Port Huron area in 1952 when Art was transferred by Wonder Bread. They moved into their Marysville home in 1954. He preceded her in death on July 5, 2000.

Betty was a member of Marysville United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, Cornell Chapter #93 O.E.S., past president of Marysville Lioness Club and active in Girl and Boy Scouts. She enjoyed camping and trailer traveling, Bingo, watching the Red Wings and Tigers, and spending time with her grandchildren. Betty always said, "I've had a good life, a husband who was my best friend, four children who kept life interesting, six grandchildren who added the spice to it, then add five great grandchildren. I love them all!"

She is survived by her children, Wayne J. Cole, Sharon (William) Shepherd and Joanne (Thomas) Grace; six grandchildren, Michael Cole, Jason Cole, Roberta Ransom, Jamie Grace, Elisha Cole and Douglas Cole; five great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Betty was preceded in death by her son, Arthur F. Cole II; and brothers, James and Robert Hilliard.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 in the Marysville United Methodist Church with visitation beginning at 10:00 a.m. The Reverend Barbara E. Welbaum will officate.

Burial will be in Riverlawn Cemetery, Marysville.

Memorials may be made to Marysville United Methodist Church.

Arrangements are by Marysville Funeral Home. To send condolences, please visit

For complete information visit Marysville Funeral Home.