Vernice’s Obituary Vernice Lucille “Mokey” Bruney Cole, 101, died at 10:57 PM on Friday, March 29, 2019 in a local care facility. “Mokey” was born March 31, 1917 in Indian Village, LA and lived most of life in Lake Charles, where she attended Central School. She was a charter member of First Pentecostal Church of Lake Charles, a member of the Busy Bees and could be found every Wednesday morning at prayer meetings. During her younger years, “Mokey” worked for Dr. Lester as his office assistant and later volunteered her time at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital in the gift shop. She was an excellent seamstress and worked for various area businesses throughout the years. She was an avid reader and read her Bible numerous times each day. “Mokey” will be remembered as a great prayer warrior and devoted woman of God. “Mokey” is survived by her daughters, Thelma Richard of Lake Charles and Gwen Fletcher and husband Kenneth of Moss Bluff; son, Ernie Allen Cole and wife Tess of Alabama; niece, Judy Conley and husband Freeman of Moss Bluff; best friend, Lori Bushnell of Moss Bluff; nine grandchildren; twenty great-grandchildren; and twenty great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of over thirty years, Emerson Cole; parents, Matthew and Dorceline Bruney; brother, Steve W. Bruney; and son-in-law, Ronald “Casey” Richard. Her funeral service will 11:00 AM on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at First Pentecostal Church. Brother Jeffrey Ralston, Jared Grissom, and Harry Sommers will officiate. Burial will follow in Prien Memorial Park under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home. Visitation will be at the church on Monday from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM and continue on Tuesday from 9:00 AM until the start of the service. Donations can be made in Mrs. Cole’s memory to Kidz Zone, 320 Bunker Road, Lake Charles, LA 70615. Read More
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Vernice Mokey Cole March 31 1917 March 29 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Travelers Rest, state: South Carolina