Louise Cole, 88 of Elgin died Friday, February 1, 2008 in her home. 

She was born July 1, 1919 in Bessemer Mine, AL. She was the daughter of Ozzie Lyons. Louise was a devoted member of Second Baptist Church, Elgin.

Louise was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great-great grandmother, and she was a care giver to all.

She is proceeded in death by her mother; loving husband Dewitt Cole, Sr., of 41 years; 4 children; 8 grandchildren.

She is survived by 7 daughters; Billie Rouse of Elgin, Raphal Dee (Joe) Billups of Elgin, Gertrude Little of Detroit, MI., Cursie Wells of Rockford, IL., Ora (Mikerew) Kefale of Rockford, IL., Flora (Louis) Williams of Humboldt, TN., Ruth (James) Hodges of Elgin; daughter-in-law, Mattie Gillespie of Elgin, and 1 son Dewitt (Pearl) Cole, Jr. of Elgin, 39 grandchildren, and 54 great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, February 6, 2008 from 10:00 A.M until time of service at 11:00 at the Second Baptist Church, Elgin with Pastor Nathaniel Edmond, officiating. O’Connor – Leetz Funeral Home, Elgin in charge of arrangements. Memorials made be made in Louise’s memory to the American Cancer Society.

For more information and to leave a condolence please call (847) 741-1400

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