Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Glenna (Ashman) Morrison Cole (August 30, 2015)

Glenna (Ashman) Morrison Cole, age 101, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, August 30, 2015 at 6:10 PM at Wayne HealthCare in Greenville, Ohio. She was born on July 23, 1914 in Greenville, Ohio, to the late Clyde & Frances (Brewer) Ashman.

She is survived by her daughter, Sheryl Gartner of West Chester, Ohio; step son, James Cole of Middletown, Ohio; grandchildren, Lyle Stetzer Jr. and Cindy Stetzer both of West Chester, Ohio; great grandchild, James Dean of West Chester, Ohio; step grandchildren, Martha Jane Ouimet of Austin, Texas; 2 step great grandchildren of Austin, Texas.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her first husband, Ashford Morrison; second husband, Dr. Jefferies G. Cole; son, Lee A. Morrison; and sisters, Charlene Ashman and Nova Zimmerman; and step daughter, Jane Cole.

Glenna was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ in Greenville, Eastern Star and Greenville White Shrine. She retired in 1974 after teaching in Darke and Miami County school districts. She was a Darke County Retired Teachers Association and a lifetime member of the Ohio Education Association. She was a graduate of Gettysburg High School and Miami University.

There will be a private service held at the convenience of the family with Pastor Jim Vandermark officiating. Burial will be in Stelvideo Cemetery, Darke County, Ohio. Arrangements are under the direction of Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio.

It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to St. Paul United Church of Christ or Brethren Retirement Community Resident Aid Fund. Condolences for the family may be sent to