Dessie Ree Cole
Funeral services were held Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at North Pleasant Hill M.B. Church for Mrs. Dessie Ree McDuffey Cole, 67, who died Saturday, December 29, 2018, in Miami, Florida. Rev. Moses Johnson, pastor, officiated with interment following in the church cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Dessie Cole was born to the late R.J. and Tressie Lee McDuffey. She was a former member of North Pleasant Hill M.B. Church before moving her membership to Morning Star M.B. Church, where she served on the usher board. She graduated from New Hebron Attendance Center in 1970 before moving to Miami, Florida. She was a retired dietician.
She is survived by her husband, Jessie Cole; son, John Cole, and daughter, Sandra McDuffey, all of Miami, Florida; brothers, Rev. Franklin (Kathy) McDuffey of Jackson, Rev. Robert (Virginia) McDuffey of New Hebron, Argust (Kim) McDuffey of Slidell, Louisiana, and Kelvin (Ida) McDuffey and Kenneth (Etta) McDuffey, both of Prentiss; sisters, Mary (James) Pittman of Monticello, Ardella McDuffey of Prentiss, Linda (Anthony) Taylor of Oakvale and Wanda (Don) DeJohnette of Bastrop, Louisiana; three stepchildren; three grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.