Max Gerald (Jerry) Cole, 83, of Sevierville, Tn. passed away on October 4, 2019. He was a veteran having served in the United States Army. He had a great love for fishing, Nascar Racing, softball, golf and Tennessee Vols football. His selfless acts of kindness were shown daily through his family, friends, strangers and his love for animals. His sense of humor and great smile will be forever missed. He is preceded in death by his parents Rex and Berta Cole; brother David R. Cole; son-in-law Gary Thomas; and stepsons Troy Turner and Mark Turner. He is survived by his wife Helen Cole; sons, Jack Cole and Steven Cole; daughters, Joni Statham (Keith), Catherine Brown and Sherry Thomas; stepson, Bobby Turner (Cheryl); sisters, Brenda Strange (Dood), and Darlene Davis (Bob); sister-in-law Virginia Cole; Grandchildren, Eric McGaha, Brandon Thomas, Jandice Thomas, Brooke McGaha, Judson Statham, and Sarah Statham; Great Grandchildren, Taylor McGaha, Blakely Bonilla, and Ryder Ogle; Best Friend, furbaby "Charlie" . The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 with Funeral Service to begin at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel Mausoleum at Resthaven Memorial Gardens with Pastor Keith Price and Pastor Rex Cole officiating. Burial to follow at Resthaven Memorial Gardens. Services provided by Resthaven Funeral Home ~ Cemetery ~ Cremations
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