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Norma Fay (Edwards) Cole

January 16, 1948 ~ May 3, 2019 (age 71)
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Norma Fay Edwards Cole, 71, went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Friday, May 3, 2019, at her home after a long illness.  A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Hoy and Madge Watts Edwards, and the wife of Troy Cole who died in 2010.  She was also preceded in death by a sister:  Brenda Sue Edwards; and a granddaughter:  Amber Brooke Cole.  Norma worked at Glen Raven Mills for 22 years.  She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter and friend who will be greatly missed.

Surviving are her loving children:  Scotty (Shelly) Cole of Mars Hill and Daniel (Melissa) Cole and Merinda (Kevin) Bean, all of Burnsville;   Johnny (Gail) Cole, Tim (Fay) Cole, Brenda (Doug) Young, and Donna Anderson; grandchildren:  Dalton (Michaela) Cole, Dusty Cole, Danielle (Colton) Landress, Gage Cole, Justin Edwards, Keylee Edwards, Grace Edwards, and Amryn and Corban Bean; 3 great grandchildren:  Carson Cole and Kylie and Mia Elkins; a host of step grandchildren and great grandchildren; siblings:  Gary Edwards, J. B. and Jenny Edwards and Barbara (Gene) Absher; and a host of nieces and nephews.  As her journey home began and ended she was grateful for the compassion and love shown to her by her now adopted children:  Sierra Bennett, Elizabeth Honeycutt, Megan Vestall and Megan Chandler, and her adopted sister:  Naomi McDowell.

Funeral services will be held at 7PM Monday in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home.  Revs. Scotty Cole and Larry Green will officiate.  A graveside service will be held at 11AM Tuesday in the Landmark Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

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