February 5, 1946 - November 7, 2019
Barbara Kay Cole age 73 of Lookout Mountain, TN and formerly of Wichita, KS passed away Thursday afternoon, November 7, 2019 at Parkridge East Medical Center in Chattanooga. Barbara was born in Wichita on February 5, 1946 the daughter of the late William Garrison Krouch and Bernice (Taylor) Krouch. Barbara was raised in Wichita and attended college at Lindenwood College, St. Charles, MO and American University in Washington, D.C. and worked as an intern at the Department of Veterans Affairs central office in Washington, D.C. She then transferred to the University of New Mexico where she earned her B.S. in biology. Barbara was active in the Wichita, KS PEO chapters. Her hobbies included bird watching, gardening as a Master Gardener, four wheeling, and camping. While living in Wichita she was active at the Faith Presbyterian Church and then the Heartland Community Church. While living on Lookout Mountain she attended the Lookout Mountain Presbyterian Church. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Jim Cole of Lookout Mountain, her daughter, Lesley (David) Orr of Atlanta, GA, her two sons, Warren (Rebecca) Cole and Matthew (Alexis) Cole both of Lookout Mountain, TN. She is also survived by her five grandchildren, Jonathan Orr, Madison Cole, Emerson Cole, Aubrey Cole, Lillian Cole and Chloe Cole. Funeral services for Barbara will be held Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 2:00 o’clock in the afternoon at the Heartland Community Church in Wichita, KS with Rev. George Granberry officiating. She will be laid to rest next to her parents at Lakeview Cemetery in Wichita. The body will lie in state at the church one hour before the funeral. Please share your memories of Barbara on her online guest register at www.vanderwallfh.com Memorial contributions may be given the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The family is being cared for by the Vanderwall Funeral Home in Dayton, TN and the Broadway Mortuary in Wichita, KS.
Barbara Kay Cole age 73 of Lookout Mountain, TN and formerly of Wichita, KS passed away Thursday afternoon, November 7, 2019 at Parkridge East Medical Center in Chattanooga. Barbara was born in Wichita on February 5, 1946 the daughter of the... View Obituary & Service Information
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