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Carolyn Tanner Cole

October 9, 1938 ~ March 4, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Carolyn Tanner Cole Obituary

Carolyn Tanner Cole, age 84, of Douglas Georgia, passed away on Saturday, March 4, 2023 in Douglas, GA, following a brief illness. Mrs. Cole was born on October 9, 1938, in Ware County, Georgia, to the late Joel and Idell Tanner.

Survivors include: Three Daughters; Cindy C. Beasley (Dan) of Jasper, GA, Susan Mullis of Savannah, GA, Janet Phelps (Kell) of Douglas GA, One Son; Charles “Chuck” Cole (Kathleen) of Apex, NC, One Sister;  Rubye Smith of Alma, GA, Sister-in-Law; Naida Tanner of Waycross, GA, Eight Grandchildren; Aaron Beasley (Ashley) of Cartersville, GA, Amanda Ross (Theo) of Douglas, GA, Andrew Mullis (Eliana) of Leesburg, GA, Cole Mullis of Atlanta, GA, Bailey Phelps of Perry, GA, Raylyn Phelps of Statesboro, GA, Chaz Cole of Apex, NC, Griffin Cole of Apex, NC, Two Great-Grandchildren; Rowan Beasley and Ryker Beasley. She was also survived by several Nieces and Nephews. Mrs. Cole was preceded in death by: Her Husband, Charles Cole, Parents; Joel and Idell Tanner, a Son-in-Law; Brad Mullis, and Three Brothers; Edwin Tanner, Cecil Tanner, and Joe Tanner.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, March 7, 2023, from 10:00AM until 11:00AM, at Sims Funeral Home.

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, March 7, 2023, at 11:00AM, at the Chapel of Sims Funeral Home with Rev. Aaron Beasley officiating. The interment will follow at Roberts Cemetery. Active Pallbearers will be: Chaz Cole, Griffin Cole, Baily Phelps, Cole Mullis, Theo Ross, and Andrew Mullis.

In lieu of flowers the family has requested that donations be made in memory of Brad Mullis to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Sims Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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March 7, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Sims Funeral Home
201 N Peterson Ave.
Douglas, Georgia 31533

Funeral Service
March 7, 2023

11:00 AM
Chapel of Sims Funeral Home
201 N. Peterson Ave
Douglas, GA 31533

March 7, 2023

Roberts Cemetery
1887 Roberts Cemetery Rd
Nicholls, GA 31554


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P.O. Box 22324, New York NY 10087
Tel: 1-888-557-7177


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