Lillian Norine Cole, 78, of Etowah passed away Friday, May 28, 2021, at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Leslie L. Cole, on May 17, 2021; brothers, David “Coco” Croft and Leslie Croft; and sister, Kathy Allen. She is survived by her daughters and son-in-law, Lisa and Alan Whitley of Etowah, and LeeAnn Cole of Etowah; son, Tommy Croft of Etowah; brothers, Doodle and Billy Croft of Athens; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. on Friday, June 11, in the chapel of Bordwine Funeral Home. No formal service will be held. Bordwine Funeral Home of Etowah is in charge of arrangements. If you are unable to attend, sign the guest registry at

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