Julia J. (Conley) Cole, 90, of Greenfield, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016, at Hancock Regional Hospital. She was born on Feb. 5, 1925, in Clark County, Ill., as the daughter of Cleveland and Belva (Lee) Conley.
She graduated from Westfield Township High School. Julia married John “Jack” Inglert and he preceded her in death and she later married James E. Cole.
She worked for Fort Harrison Adjutant General’s Office as an administrative assistant for over 20 years. Julia was a member of Eastern Star for 50 years and New Palestine Christian Church. She was a fantastic seamstress and crafter. She enjoyed bowling, playing cards and bingo and was an amazing cook.
Julia is survived by her loving husband, of 24 years, James Eugene “Tee-hee” Cole of Greenfield; daughters, Joyce Lay of Fountaintown and Shelly (Greg) Kleiman of Greenfield; stepdaughter, Debbie (Kevin) O’Dell; six grandchildren, Eric Inglert, Mark Inglert, Heather Lancaster, Doug Lay, Nicholas Kleiman and Natalie Lewis; 16 great- grandchildren; two great- great- grandchildren and stepgrandchildren, Chad Carlton and Lucas Martin.
She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, John “Jack” Inglert; son, John Inglert, Jr and son-in-law, George “Ed” Lay.
Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until Noon on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory, 1484 W. US Hwy. 40, Greenfield, IN 46140. A funeral service will take place immediately following the visitation at Noon. Larry Kleiman will be officiating. Burial will follow at New Palestine Cemetery in New Palestine.
Memorial contributions may be sent directly to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or envelopes will be available at the mortuary.
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