Dessie Ree Cole
Funeral services were held Jan. 9, 2019, at North Pleasant Hill M. B.
Church for Mrs. Dessie Ree McDuffey Cole, 67, who died Dec. 29, 2018,
in Miami, Florida. Rev. Moses Johnson, pastor, officiated with burial
following in the church cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge
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: husband, Jessie Cole; son, John Cole; daughter,
Sandra McDuffey all of Miami, Florida; brothers, Rev. Franklin (Kathy)
McDuffey of Jackson; Rev. Robert (Virginia) McDuffey of New Hebron;
Argusta (Kim) McDuffey of Slidell, Lousiana; 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, Lousiana;
three step-children, three grandchildren; many other relatives and