Rushville Republican

June 14, 2013

Eileen Cole, 91

Rushville Republican

RUSHVILLE — Eileen Cole, 91, of Carthage, passed away June 10, 2013, at Hancock Memorial Hospice in Greenfield.

She was born Oct. 1, 1921, in Indianapolis, the daughter of the late Vane L. and Jessie F. (Robbins) Johnston. She graduated from Milroy High School in 1940 and was married to William Walker, who preceded her in death in 1956. She then married Leslie Eugene Cole in 1962 and he also preceded her in death in 1990. She was a homemaker and was a past member of Moscow Christian Church.

Left to cherish her memory is her brother, Kenneth (Ernie) Johnston of Oregon.

In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by one brother, Edwin; and two sisters, Margaret Wallace and Mildred Linduer.

Private graveside services were held at Moscow Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 (

Friends are invited to sign the online registry at