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Frances Iola Cole Warren

Published 6:31pm Tuesday, November 12, 2013


April 25, 1943 – Nov. 11, 2013


Ms. Frances Iola Cole Warren, age 70, a former resident of Washington, died Monday, November 11, 2013 at Harmony Hall and Rehab Center in Kinston.

Funeral services will be held 12:00 pm, Thursday, November 14, 2013 at the Chapel of Paul Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington, conducted by Pastor Robert Spruill.  Burial will follow in Pamlico Memorial Gardens.

Ms. Warren was born in Beaufort County on April 25, 1943.  She was the daughter of Elmer Leonard Cole and Hallie Kernodle Cole. Ms. Warren graduated from Washington High School in 1961. She worked as a nurse at Beaufort County Hospital for over 25 years. Ms. Warren was a former member of Old Ford Church of Christ and a current member of Bethel Free Will Baptist Church in Kinston.

Ms. Warren is survived by her daughter, Angela Quinn and her husband, Kelly of Kinston; three grandchildren, Amber Quinn, Cole Quinn and Miranda Quinn all of Kinston; and several special nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Ms. Warren was preceded in death by two sisters, Margaret Taylor and Betty Lou Alligood and four brothers, Clyde Cole, John Cole, Billy Cole and Roy Cole.

The family will receive friends prior to the service at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington.

Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to the Gideons.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Warren family.

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