Lucille E. Cole, age 86, of Panama City Beach, FL and formerly Peoria, IL, passed away on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. She was born to the late Rudolph and Edna Dede on December 13, 1930 in Cape Girardeau, MO. She married Charles W. Cole, and he also preceded her in death. Lucille is survived by her sons, Charles W. (Kathleen) Cole and Thomas J. Cole. Lucille was a teacher in Peoria District 150 for 35 years. She was an avid tennis player with many successes in Central Illinois competition. She was a gifted woodcarver, accomplished artist, and active in all church activities. According to Mrs. Cole, she "lived in paradise." No services will be held at this time. In lieu of flowers, donations in honor of Lucille may be made to Christ Our Savior, 300 Clara Ave., Panama City Beach, FL 32407, Attn: Roofing Fund. Burial will be held at a later date at Lutheran Cemetery in Peoria. Lucille's online memorial website may be viewed at www.cumerford.com
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