Helen Witten Cole ’47, passed away on Friday, February 12 at Providence Hospital in Waco. She was 84. A 20-year resident of Alexandria, La., she was a school teacher and a Red Cross safety instructor, and she taught Sunday school. After returning to Waco in 1977, she was an active member of Seventh and James Baptist Church and the Baylor Alumni Association, and she was a Midway ISD mentor and a member of Kappa Alpha Theta. Preceded in death by one granddaughter, she is survived by her husband of 60 years, Dr. James F. Cole, former executive director of the alumni association; one daughter, Carolyn Cole Meyer ’77; and four grandchildren, Mike Meyer, MBA ’98, Cole Bucy ’02, Brady Meyer, MBA ’03, and Jason Bucy.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, February 15, at Seventh and James Baptist Church. The family requests that memorials be given to the Baylor Alumni Association, Herbert H. Reynolds Endowment Fund, One Bear Place #97116, Waco, TX 76798-7116.