Mr. Coley died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012.
Born May 17, 1930, in Habersham County, he was the son of the late Charlie and Ola Cook Coley. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sons, Richard and Billy Coley; sisters, Hazel Jones and Ruth Shore; and brothers, Haskell and Edison Coley.
Mr. Coley was a member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Alto. He was a retired truck driver for Tugalo Construction Company with 25 years of service.
Survivors include his loving wife of 61 years, Jo Nell Crane Coley of Alto, daughter and son-in-law, Pat and Wendell Norton of Alto; son and daughter-in-law, Donnie and Paulette Coley of Baldwin; sons, Kenneth Coley of Lula, and Ronnie “Shorty” Coley of Alto; brother, the Rev. Corbin Coley of Alto; 10 grandchildren;, and 13 great-grandchildren.
Those who wish to express online condolences to the Coley family may do so by visiting whitfieldfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
The Northeast Georgian
January 2, 2013