She was born on Dec. 10, 1949 in Athens, Ga., to Carlton and Martha (Cunningham) Frix.
She grew up in Georgia and graduated in 1968 from Jefferson High School in Jefferson, Ga. She was married on Dec. 30, 1972 in Talmo, Ga. to Theodore J. ‘John’ Cole who survives. She moved to the Syracuse/Milford area in 1983 from Georgia and retired in 2010 from Wawasee Community School Corporation after 18 years as a paraprofessional.
She is survived by her husband, a daughter: Christy (Michael) Haab, Syracuse; two grandsons: Trevor and Trenton Haab; her mother; a sister: Charlotte (Ed) Gurley, Jefferson; and a brother: Carl Frix, Jefferson.
She was preceded in death by her father.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, April 15, at Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, Ind. Funeral services will follow at 7 p.m. on Monday in the funeral home.
Memorial bequest may be given the donor’s choice. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.