Marvin A. Cole, 73, of Auburn, died Sunday, January 4, 2009.
Born in Gwinnett County, he was the son of the late Elmer and Roxie Lyons Cole. He was a veteran, having served in the United States Navy.
Survivors include his wife, Rita A. Cole, Auburn; son, David Cole, San Diego, Calif.; daughters, Marlita McCurley, Auburn, Valerie Colson, San Diego, Calif, Cindy Cole, Vail, Ariz., Diane Overlock, Paradise, Calif.; grandchildren, Audrey Bell McCurley, Auburn, and six others out of state; four great-grandchildren; sisters, Barbara Walker, Covington, Becky Bentley, Ellijay, Mary Alice Lee, Cumming, and Glenda Beckum, Snellville.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, January 7, at Smith Memory Chapel with the Rev. Billy Ray Banks officiating. Burial will be in West Georgia Crematory.
Memorial contributions may be made to White Lung Association, P.O. Box 1483, Baltimore, Md. 21203-1483.
Smith Funeral Home, Winder, was in charge of arrangements.