Shannon  Cole

Obituary of Shannon Cole

Mr. Shannon G. Cole age 64 of New Tazewell was born July 27, 1954  and passed away at his home August 19, 2018 surrounded by his loving family and friends. He was a member of MCM Baptist Church. Most of his life he was in sales. He was the former Chief of Police in Maynardville. At heart he was an auctioneer and farmer. His great love was for his wife and family especially his grandkids (aka squirts).    


He was preceded in death by his:

Father: Kyle Cole

Mother: Christine Cole

Grandparents: Elmer Mountain and wife Cora

Grandmother: Ida Cole

Brother-in-law: Dr. Glyn Mangold



He is survived by his:

 Loving wife: Vickie Cole
Son: Aaron (Ron) Cole and wife Nancy

Daughters: Tammy Meyers and husband Paul

Ashley Dyke and husband Jesse

Brother: Bryan Cole and wife Diana

Sister: Dr. Melissa Mangold

Grandchildren: Michal (Blake) Cole, Ethan Ely, Isabella Cole, Ashtyn Meyers, Amanda Hickey, Addison Dyke and Elsie Dyke


And a host of other loving friends and relatives.


In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to MCM Baptist Church.


The family will receive friends Tuesday, August 21, 2018 from 5 PM till 8 PM in the Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday August 22, 2018 at 11 AM in the Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tim Drummonds and Rev. Bud Dyke officiating. Music will be provided by Jim Rosenbalm and David and Stephanie Cole. Burial will follow in the Lily Grove Cemetery.


Pallbearers: Brian Seals, Josh Seals, Nathan Epperson,

                    Alan Cole, Davie Cole, Bobby Drummonds and Alan Mayes  


Honorary Pallbearers: His church family and Auctioneers and Realtors


~Claiborne-Overholt is honored to be serving the family~