CANTON — GayNell Cole, 65, went to her eternal home Thursday, July 17, 2014.
She was the daughter of the late Arthur Wall and the late Betty Henderson Wall and was also preceded in death by a sister, Becky Brooks. She was employed at Champion International for 17 years before retiring. GayNell had a profound appreciation for the great outdoors, and thoroughly enjoyed camping at Deep Creek Campground, especially with her grandchildren whom she adored. She will always be remembered as a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
She is survived by her husband of 23 years, Lynn Cole; daughter, Kristy Walker and her partner, Brea Evans, of Canton; step-daughters, Christy Green, of Canton, and Cary Ivester and her husband, Clay, of Canton; brother, Robert Wall, of Bridgeton, New Jersey; a sister, Belinda Cable, of Canton; 11 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 20, at Rocky Face Baptist Church, of which she was a member. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. at the church prior to the service.
Crawford/Ray Funeral Home is honored to be caring for the Cole family and words of comfort may be shared at www.crawfordray.com.