Annie Ruth Pulliam Cole, 84, of Dalton, GA, died Thursday, December 20, 2012 after a long courageous battle with Leukemia.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil B. Cole; her parents, Joe R. and Millie Wilson Pulliam, Sr.; brother, Joe R. Pulliam, JR.; son-in-law, Emmett H. Parsons; and grandson, Marcus Alan Parsons.
She was a homemaker, loving mother and grandmother.
Surviving are her children, Margaret Parsons, Betty and Bobby Nix and Charles Cole and special friend Trudy Spearman all of Dalton; grandchildren, Amy and Chris Marcus of Beavercreek, OH, Carrie and Terry Smith of Dalton, Greg and Cassie Parsons of Jackson, TN., Corey and Jessica Cole and Nick Cole of Dalton; ten great-grandchildren, Austin and Adyson Marcus of Beavercreek, Caleb, Grace Ann and Jacob Smith of Dalton, Marcus, Luke, Kate and Ellen Parsons of Jackson and Charlie Cole of Dalton; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, December 23 in the Chapel of Love Funeral Home with the Rev. James Boyd and Greg Parsons officiating. Burial will follow in West Hill Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Love Funeral Home Saturday, December 22 after 3 p.m.
Love Funeral Home, 1402 N. Thornton Ave., Dalton (across from Hamilton Medical Center) is in charge of arrangements