She is survived by her husband; Bobby Cole, one daughter, Karen Jane Cole Smith of Paducah and two grandchildren, Robert Taylor and Robyn Marie Pizzo.
She is preceded in death by her parents Patrick Donald and Dorothy Jane (Bartlett) Dougherty.
Arrangements are being handled by Collier Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 5to 8 p.m., Tuesday, August 26. There will be a memorial service held at a later date.
The family ask memorial contributions be made to Murray State Study Abroad, C/O Collier Funeral Home, P.O. Box 492, Benton, KY 42025 or Reading Pals Program United Way of Paducah - McCracken Co, 333 Broadway, Ste. 502, Paducah, KY 42001.