December 19, 1948 - January 4, 2021
SHELBYVILLE – Barbara Ann Cole, age 72, of Shelbyville, passed away on Monday, January 4, 2021 at IU Methodist Hospital. She was born in Indianapolis on December 19, 1948 to Kenneth A. and Verna M. (Knuckles) Cole. She graduated from Arlington High School. She was a phlebotomist at the Plasma Center in Indianapolis for many years. Barbara attended The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Shelbyville. She liked to crochet and make blankets for her family and nursing homes. Her family and her nieces and nephews were her greatest joy. Barbara is survived by her sisters, Brenda Williams and Bonnie Holdaway both of Greenfield; nieces and nephews, Kerri and Doug, Brooke and Ryan, Richard, Stacy and Andy; and grand nieces and nephews, Kasidy, Logan, Cole, Jacob, Audrey, Gabriel, and Avery. She was preceded in death by her parents, Kenneth and Verna Cole; infant brother, Richard D. Cole; brothers-in-law, Roy Williams and Stewart Holdaway. Visitation will be held on Friday, January 8, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory, 1484 W. US Hwy. 40, Greenfield, IN 46140. A funeral service will take place immediately following the visitation at 1:00 p.m. Pastor Andrew Hamilton will be officiating. Burial will follow at Washington Park East Cemetery in Indianapolis. As a reminder, the government mandate requires guests to wear masks when inside our building. We must limit the number of guests at a time and please practice social distancing. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made by mail to the Little Red Door, 1801 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202-1411, by website at https://www.littlereddoor.org or Hancock County Humane Society, 214 E. Main Street, Greenfield, IN 46140, by website at https://www.hancockcountyhumanesociety.org/. Envelopes will be available at the mortuary. Friends may share a memory or condolence at www.erleweinmortuary.com.
SHELBYVILLE – Barbara Ann Cole, age 72, of Shelbyville, passed away on Monday, January 4, 2021 at IU Methodist Hospital. She was born in Indianapolis on December 19, 1948 to Kenneth A. and Verna M. (Knuckles) Cole. She graduated from... View Obituary & Service Information
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