Mildred Thomas Cole, of Wilmington, died June 6, 2015, at the age of 96.
She was born in Wilmington, daughter of the late Arthur Holmes and Irene Chinnis Thomas.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Robert W. Cole Jr.; one daughter, Brenda Everett; and two brothers, Arthur H. Thomas Jr. and Cyril O. Thomas.
Surviving are one daughter, Barbara Dittmer (Allen); sons. Robert Cole III (Ana) and Eugene Cole, all of Wilmington; grandchildren, Allen Dittmer (Cheryl), Robert Dittmer (Clara), Debra Ward (Vic), Paula Cottle (Wayne), Robert Everett Jr., Robert Cole IV (Jillian), Christina Cole, Jeremy Martin, Michael Martin and Lauren Cole; great-grandchildren, Cole Dittmer, Victoria Ward, Kyle Ward, Shane Cottle, Brittany Cottle and Joshua Cottle; sisters, Betty McCartney, Margaret Scott and Wanda Casavant; and brother, Lowell Thomas.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at Andrews Mortuary Market Street Chapel with Pastor Wayne Cottle officiating. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons.
Please leave online condolences for the family at Andrews Mortuary.
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