SOUTHAVEN

Michael Barry “Big Mike” Cole, 59, passed away Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. He was retired from the Shelby County Fire Department, an avid fisherman, master craftsman and certified hellraiser. The family received friends from 12 noon until 2 p.m. Monday at the Landers Center. Funeral services were 2 p.m. Monday at the Landers Center with interment in Ebenezer Cemetery in Lewisburg. Survivors include his wife, Tasha Cole of Southaven; daughters, Jennifer George (Jeremy) of Southaven, Stephanie Cole of Delaware, Ashley Springer (Preston) of Olive Branch; sons, Charles Joseph Cole (Jamie) of Hernando, William Robert Cole (Shelby) of Hernando, Michael Anthony Cole of Memphis, Tenn., Seth Patrick Cole (Madyson) of Hernando, Kristopher Barry Cole (Shawna) of Southaven, Dustin Wayne Flowers (Sarah) of Southaven, Garrett Elijah Cole of Southaven; mother, Patricia Cole of Germantown, Tenn.; brothers, Robert L. Cole Jr. (Trish) of Southaven, William T. Cole (Carmen) of Germantown, J. D. Cole (Jonie) of Annapolis, Md.; 13 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert L. Cole Sr. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Rescue Mission at www.CalvaryRescueMission.org.