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Tina Lynn Cole

March 15, 1973 ~ October 15, 2021 (age 48)


Tina Lynn Cole, age 48, of Forsyth County, NC, passed away on Friday, October 15, 2021 at her home.

She was born on March 15, 1973, in Pikeville, Kentucky to the late Scott and Shirley Estep Cole.

Tina, a loving mother, grandmother, and sister is survived by her two sons: Cory Sabol (Sara), and Austin Perkey (Tess), four grandchildren: Jessie Perkey, Cameron Perkey, Waylon Perkey, and Jayden Barr; one sister: Hope Barker (John), and one brother David Cole; nephews: Kyle Barker, Noah Barker, and Travis Hurley; a niece, Brittany Thomas: a great nephew, Steven Barker: and a host of other relatives and friends.

Tina spent her days caring for children. She especially enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. She loved the great outdoors, hiking, gardening, growing vegetables and flowers. Tina enjoyed all types of music, but rock and country were her favorites. She was the kind of person that helped anyone she could whenever there was a need.


Tina was preceded in death by her parents: grandparents, David and Irene Merle Estep,  Ashland and Ellie Dotson Cole: a son, Dakota Perkey; and a brother, Timmy Cole.

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