Carolyn Cole

Obituary of Carolyn Jean Cole

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Carolyn (Jeanne) Cole, 77, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 8, 2023. Jeanne was a beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Jeanne was best known for her compassion and love of the Lord, her family, and her church. She was a faithful member of The Galilean Church in Hixson, TN. If you knew Jeanne you know she found joy in preparing meals to share with her family, fellowship with her church family, cross stich, and many crafts. She loved working at Capital Toyota until her retirement. She is preceded in death by her parents, Louella and Edwin Brigner, sister Rheita McCune, and brothers Bryan and Keith Brigner. She is survived by her children, Tami (Peter) Norman, Cathy (Allen) Sheward, and Heather (Court) Rutherford; grandchildren Andrew (Brandy) Eldridge, Tiffany (Jacob) Yost, Thomas (Paige) Sheward, Alexis Rutherford, Baylee Whitehead, Ryan Rutherford and Audrey Rutherford; great-grandchildren Hunter Eldridge, Mackenzie Yost, Rowyn Rust, Brooklynn Yost, Everly Eldridge, Norah Sheward, Greyson Sheward, Charlotte Eldridge, and Caroline Eldridge; and siblings Shirley (Larry) Thompson, Ed (Linda) Brigner, Mike (Cheryl) Brigner, Ron (Linda) Brigner, Annie (Dave) Millwood, Lowell (Jenny) Brigner, Donna (Earl) Robinson, Barb (Ed) Haynes, Sheila (Harry) Brigner, and many nieces, and nephews. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 11, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. in the Galilean Church, 8609 Walnut Road, Hixson, TN with the Rev. Joe Sneed and the Rev. Andrew Eldridge officiating. Arrangements are by Legacy Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 8911 Dallas Hollow Road, Soddy-Daisy, TN (423) 843-2525. Share your memories, stories, and photos at
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1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday, March 11, 2023
The Galilean Church
8609 Walnut Road
Hixson, Tennessee, United States
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Carolyn Cole

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Carolyn Cole

1945 - 2023

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