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Jermaine R. “Jerry” Cole

Jermaine R. “Jerry” Cole, 73, of Fort Wayne, IN, and formerly of Huntington, IN, died Oct. 20, 2021, at Lutheran Hospital.

Mrs. Cole attended Eastfield and Richland community colleges. She was a member of the Oprah Club.

She was born on Oct. 9, 1948, in Dallas, TX, to Fletcher D. and Elsie “Fern” Kennett Thomas. She married Dan Cole on June 6, 1980, in Kaufman, TX. He survives.

Additional survivors include a daughter, Danielle (Eric) Geders, of Fort Wayne; four sisters, Janelle (Endre) Mills, of Fort Worth, TX, Judy (Patrick) Churchman, of Lagrange, KY, Cleva (Michael) McMullen, of Rowlette, TX, and Clana (Brett) Cornelius, of Combine, TX; a brother, Fletcher (Linda) Thomas Jr., of Texas; and two grandchildren, Cole Geders and Oliver Geders, both of Fort Wayne.

Calling will take place on Monday, Oct. 25, 2021, from noon to 2 p.m., at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel, with a funeral service to immediately follow. Attendants are asked to follow the CDC’s and Indiana’s guidelines.

Interment will be at the St. Peter’s First Cemetery in Huntington.

Memorial donations may be made to Right to Life, in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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