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Dianne Asby Cole

Dianne Asby Cole, 72, of Plymouth, died Tuesday, November 6 at her residence in Plymouth surrounded by family.

Born April 7, 1946 in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late Floyd Woodrow Asby and Blanche Phelps Asby and was preceded in death by brother Gene Asby. Dianne was finance officer and assistant health director with Washington County Health Department until her retirement, after which she owned and operated That Place Embroidery in Plymouth and Atlantic Enterprise in Washington. She was a member of First Christian Church.

Survivors include husband Jonus Wayne Cole Sr. of Plymouth; daughter Connie Cole Denning and husband Walter of Brevard; son Jonus Wayne Cole Jr. and wife Toni of Kill Devil Hills; sisters Joanne Asby Griffin and husband Wayne of Edenton and Brenda Asby Sloan of Windsor; brothers Jimmy Asby of Plymouth and Aubrey Asby and wife Neil of Windsor; grandchildren Jonas Wayne Cole III, Ella Harrison Cole, Ashley Denning Harris and Evan Perry and three great grandchildren.

A funeral service was held Friday, November 9.

Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth. www.maitlandfuneralhome.com.

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