Lila Jean Cole, 82, of Locust Grove died Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. She was born in Anniston, Ala., to the late William Aurthur and Lona Houston Taylor. Mrs. Cole was also preceded in death by her husband, Archie Aaron Cole. Lila Jean was a member of Bethany Baptist Church.

Mrs. Cole is survived by her children, Ricky (Brenda) Cole, Dolores (Mike) Meredith, Janet (Jeff) Carreker, Wanda (Russ) Gregory, Jimmy (Myla) Cole, Jeff (Rhonda) Cole and Billy (Melany) Cole; 16 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren; siblings, Rogers and May Taylor and Mary Sue and Rob Headrick.

The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 4,at Bethany Baptist Church with Rev. Al O’Quinn, officiating. Interment followed at Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will received friends Sunday, Feb. 3 from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.