Paul Raymond Cole - Obituary & Service Details
P.O. Box 247, 19180 N Center Street, Citronelle, AL36522

Paul Raymond Cole
April 30, 1947 - May 9, 2022

Paul Raymond Cole

Paul Raymond Cole

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Paul Raymond Cole, a resident of Citronelle, Alabama, passed away Monday, May 09, 2022, at Mobile Infirmary Medical Center. He was 75 years old. Paul served in the National Guard for many years and was a lead lineman for Alabama Power for 49 ½ years. He was passionate about his line of work, having mentored many young linemen who went on become leaders themselves. In his spare time, Paul loved his Country Music, Alabama football, NASCAR racing, and hunting. Most of all, Paul was a loving, romantic, and supportive husband and father to his family. He spent his life making sure his family was taken care of, and they will miss him dearly.

Paul was preceded in death by his parents, Abb C. Cole and Ola Mae Cole; siblings, Gracie Turner and Cecil Cole.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Betty Cole; children, Kenneth Paul Cole (Lori), Melisa Carlton (Ronnie), Kevin Cole; grandchildren, Taylor, Tori, Landyn, Slayde, Dustin, Lindsey, Cody, and Justin; siblings, James Cole, Roger Cole (Brenda), Alene Stringer (Richard), and Marie Sanchez (Tom); other relatives; and friends.

A wake will be held for Paul from 6pm until 9pm Thursday, May 12, 2022, at Freeman Funeral Home. The Celebration of Life service will be held at 10am Friday, May 13, 2022, at Charity Chapel Jesus Name Church with Rev. James Cobb, Rev. James Cole and Rev. Leo Campbell officiating. Burial will follow in Charity Chapel Cemetery. Fellowship at Citronelle Rec Center immediately following burial. Online condolences may be given at Freeman Funeral Home - Citronelle, Alabama

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Thursday, May 12, 2022
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Freeman Funeral Home
19180 N. Center St.
Citronelle, AL  36522
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Celebration of Life
Friday, May 13, 2022
10:00 AM
Charity Chapel Jesus Name Church
John Johnston Road
Citronelle, AL  36522
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Charity Chapel Cemetery
John Johnston Road
Citronelle, AL  36522
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  1. Jennifer Johnston
    My dearest Betty and family: No words can express my love and sorry for your loss. My advice is to treasure and focus on the good times. Hold on to the belief that this is a temporary separation and you will be together again. May God give you comfort and peace as only He can. Love ❤️, Hugs 🤗, and prayers ❤️🙏
  2. Clint Presnall
    Heart felt prayers to you and family Mrs Betty. Mr Cole has been and will continue to be a legendary influence in many that had the joy of working with him. Mr Cole was one of kind and will be missed but I pray for your peace and assurance during these difficult times. With Love Clint & Bridgette Presnall & Family , (Lineman 8 mile crew)

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