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Billie Johnson Cole

December 4, 1924 — November 13, 2020

Billie Johnson Cole

Billie Johnson Cole of Vernon Hill, VA passed away November 13, 2020.  She was born in Ringgold, GA on December 4, 1924 and was 95 years of age. She was the daughter of the late William A. Johnson and the late Eula J. Johnson. She was married to the late Joel Eugene Cole.


She was a member of Faith Community Church.  White here on earth, she loved and served her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Being a loving and faithful wife and mother is the legacy she left to all that knew her. “Her children rise up and called her Blessed.”


Billie Johnson Cole is survived by:

Her Children

Teresa C Crawford and husband Doug of Leola, PA

Libby C. Hendricks and husband Merle of Rocky Mount, NC

Joel E. (Joey) Cole and wife Sandie of Vernon Hill, VA

Robert Jefferson (Jeff) Cole and wife Cheryl of Vernon Hill, VA

William Russell Cole (Russ) of Ocean Isle, NC

Seven Grandchildren

19 Great Grandchildren


***Preceded in death by***

Her Daughters

Janet Elaine Cole and Sarah C. Thomas

Two brothers and four sisters


A graveside service will be held Sunday, November 15, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. at Asbury United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dane Skelton officiating.


For memorials please consider Asbury United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 2101 Asbury Church Rd., Vernon Hill, VA 24597.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Past Services

Graveside Service

Sunday, November 15, 2020

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Asbury United Methodist Church

2220 Asbury Church Rd, Vernon Hill, VA 24597

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