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Betty Lou (Johnston) Cole

Betty Lou (Johnston) Cole

Betty Lou (Johnston) Cole, daughter of Darrell and Lena (Main) Johnston, was born February 4th, 1925, in Mount Ayr, Iowa.
Betty graduated from Mount Ayr High School in 1942. She was united in marriage to Keith Cole on November 28, 1948, in Grant City, Missouri. They were blessed with three children, Betty Jane, Dick and Steve.
Betty loved her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She enjoyed playing card games and outside yard work of all kinds.
Betty passed away November 22, 2023. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Keith Cole; brother Bill Johnston; sister Donella Johnston; daughter Betty Jane and son Dick.
Left to cherish her memory are son Steve (Kathy) Cole; daughter-in-law Terri Cole; granddaughters Kelsie (Story) Schankel and Shelby (Ryan) Ravens; grandson Justin (Chanelle) Cole. Also 7 great grandchildren Sawyer, Khloe and Steele Schankel, Rylan and Silas Ravens, Griffyn and Gavyn Cole and many friends.
Betty spent her last years residing at Clearview Estates. She loved the residents and employees.
A memorial Fund to EveryStep Hospice will be established in her name.
Memorial services will be held 11 am Thursday, December 21 at Armstrong Funeral Home in Mount Ayr. Burial follows in the Benton Cemetery.

 

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