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Mrs. Auberlene J. Cole

September 14, 1945 ~ October 26, 2019 (age 74)


Mrs. Auberlene J. Cole, age 74, of Lanett, Alabama passed away on Saturday, October 26th, 2019 at the Bethany House in Auburn, Alabama.

Mrs. Cole was born in Langdale, Alabama on September 14th, 1945 to the late John Frank O’Neal and Mattie Mae Thomas O’Neal.

Mrs. Cole was also preceded in death by three children, Linda Smallwood, William Lee Langley, James Edward Langley; siblings, Pete O’Neal, Shirley Kittrell, LaVerne Spradlin, Peggy Griffin, Barbara Carrol, Gladys Crowder, and Mary Delee.

She is survived by her husband, Nathan Cole; children, Lawson Cole and his wife, Doris J. Cole, Donna Whatley and her husband, Jeff Whatley; siblings, Jean O’Neal, James O’Neal, Patricia O’Neal; 7 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Cole worked in the deli at both Wal-Mart in Valley and Kroger in Lanett.

She enjoyed spending time with her family at the lake for family gatherings and family trips and outings. She loved working word puzzles, country and gospel music, and reading her collection of books.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 30th, 2019 at 3:30P.M. EDT 2:30P.M. CDT at the Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home chapel in Valley. Her family will be receiving friends at the Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home in Valley Tuesday evening from 6:00P.M. EDT until 8:00P.M. EDT.

Please visit her Memorial Tribute page at to leave a condolence for her family, share a memory of Mrs. Cole, or to light a Remembrance Candle in her memory.

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley is directing.

To send flowers to Mrs. Auberlene J. Cole's family, please visit our floral section.


October 29, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home Chapel in Valley
3700 20th Avenue
Valley, AL 36854

Funeral Service
October 30, 2019

3:30 PM
Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home Chapel in Valley
3700 20th Avenue
Valley, AL 36854

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