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Juanita Jewell Cole

of Little Rock, AR, 1928 - 2019

Juanita Jewell Thomas Cole, age 90, of Little Rock, Arkansas, peacefully left from her loving earthly home with her dearly loved, care giving kids and family by her side, to be with Jesus, March 14, 2019. She was born on August 23, 1928 to the late Jesse Lee and Jenny Thomas. She worked hard at her never-ending job as a homemaker, being a Wife, a Mother, a Cook, a Teacher, and a fixer of most anything, plus being a loving friend to all. She was truly loved as a wife, a mom, a grandma and a great-grandma. Her hobbies included sewing, cooking, being outdoors, fishing, hunting and camping.
Juanita is preceded in death by her husband of 72 years, Irvin O.D. Cole, five brothers and two sisters. Survivors include four loving children, Jerry Cole (Sue), Roxanne Harris (Charles), Denise Haggard (JR), and Terry Cole (Lynn); eight grandchildren, Heath Cole, Clint Cole, Tiffany Scruggs, Matthew Harris, Tristin Haggard, Jesse Cole, Jacob Cole and Jared Cole; two step-grandchildren, Jennifer Morgan and Jeff Haney; 17 great-grandchildren; one sister, Jeanett Thomas McCumpsey and countless relatives and friends along with many unforgettable cherished memories.
A visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at Roller Drummond Funeral Home, 10900 I-30, Little Rock, Arkansas 72209. A graveside service will be 2 p.m. on Friday, March 22, 2019 at Ivy Chapel Cemetery with Brother Sidney Thompson and Brother David Kraft officiating. To sign the online guest book, please visit

Published March 19, 2019

Roller-Drummond / Southwest
10900 Interstate 30, Little Rock, AR
Phone: 501-455-5800