Tommie R. Cole

Jun 13th, 1957 - Aug 26th, 2017


Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home

Wed, Aug. 30th, 2017 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM


Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home

Wed, Aug. 30th, 2017 1:00 PM


Herrin City Cemetery

Wed, Aug. 30th, 2017 2:00 PM

Tommie R. Cole

Herrin- Tommie R. Cole, age 60, of Herrin, passed away at 11:16pm on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion.

Tommie was born in Chicago Heights on June 13, 1957, the son of Vernon and Mary (Hill) Cole.  He married Pam Triplett in Herrin on July 28, 1978. She survives in Herrin.

Tommie worked at AISIN in Marion.  He enjoyed fishing, camping, cooking out, and any family gatherings with his family and grandchildren, whom he loved and cherished deeply.

Survivors include his wife- Pam Cole of Herrin

Daughter- Lisa and Jason Holder of Cambria

Daughter- Amy and Christopher White of Marion

Mother and Step-Father- Mary and Rev. Don Colson of Herrin

Ten Grandchildren- Ashlee, Katie, Cheyenne, Madison, Hannah, Garret, Landon, Aden, Olivia, and Gracie

One Great Grandchild on the way

Brother- Jim and Cindy Cole

Brother- Kenny Cole

Brother- Steve and Misty Cole

Brother- Danny and Debbie Cole

Brother- Michael and April Breault

Sister- Betty Rowland

Sister- Jeanette Williams

Several Brother in laws and sister in laws

Several nieces and nephews

He was preceded in death by his father and one brother- David Cole.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00pm on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin with Rev. Don Colson officiating. Burial will follow at Herrin City Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11am until 1pm on Wednesday at the funeral home.

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9 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Tracy Harrison

    From: , Illinois

    Date: August 28, 2017

    Uncle Tom,

    You will be missed by so many. You are the true meaning of a family man, a heart of gold.

    You will live on forever through Aunt Pam, Lisa, Amy and your grand babies.

    Will miss running into you at the stores and seeing you on Halloween for our annual stop for Trick or Treating. Love you so much!

  • Guest: Betty Rowland

    From: , Illinois

    Date: August 28, 2017

    To my dearest brother,

    It’s hard to believe you are gone from this earth. I can’t imagine you not being just down the road from me.

    I have so many great memories with you that I will cherish forever.

    You will forever be in my heart & I love you so much.

    Your sister,

  • Guest: Jessica david

    From: Jackson , Missouri

    Date: August 28, 2017

    You will be missed. However, you are in good hands with great company. We all love you very much

  • Guest: Suzie Fowler

    From: McLeansboro , Illinois

    Date: August 29, 2017

    My deepest sympathies. Tom was a joy to work with and will truly be missed. Sending prayers and hugs

  • Guest: Kelly Serati

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: August 29, 2017

    I couldn’t have asked for a better person to be a part of our family, you were truly a kind and gentle soul, you impacted more lives than you will ever know, God gained one of the best, you will always be loved dearly.

  • Guest: Bradley Taylor

    From: JOHNSTON CITY, Illinois

    Date: August 29, 2017

    I am so Sorry to hear of the passing of Tom.. I really enjoyed working with him at Aisin.. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.. God Bless

  • Guest: Tina Barclay

    From: , Illinois

    Date: August 29, 2017

    Please accept my heartfelt condolences. Tommie will be missed by so many in our department, it was our pleasure to have him as a part of our team.

  • Guest: Mark McGowan

    From: HERRIN, Illinois

    Date: August 30, 2017

    Tom you were a great man always taking care of family and a very hard worker you will be missed

  • Guest: Mary and Patrick Sweeney

    From: Energy, Illinois

    Date: August 30, 2017

    So very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Pam, and your family.