Feb. 26, 1938 ~ Nov. 5, 2011

Memorial services will be held Wednesday, November 9, 2011, at 1 p.m., at Ibert’s Mortuary for Mr. Roy Joseph Cole, 73, a New Orleans native and lifelong resident of Franklin, who peacefully passed away Saturday, November 5, 2011, at his home. Inurnment will follow in the Franklin Cemetery. Deacon Harry Darce will officiate the services.

Roy was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather. He was an avid classic car enthusiast, NASCAR fan and sports fan.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Jeanne D’Albor Cole of Franklin; three children, Stephen Cole and his wife, Lori, of Charenton; Laurie C. Tortell and her husband, Greg, of Sierra Madre, California; and Chuck Alfano and his wife, Hailey, of Franklin; one sister, Joyce Landry and her husband, Edgar, of Baldwin; 11 grandchildren, Dustin, Devan and her husband, Brandan; Ariel, Trey, Lanie, Trae’, Trevor, Cole, Olivia, Titus and Thadeaus.

He was preceded in death by his father, Will Cole; his mother, Agatha Laine Guidry; and a nephew, Randy Landry.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Wednesday, November 9, at Ibert’s Mortuary, from 10:30 a.m. until time of service.

To view the online obituary and memory book, please visit

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert’s Mortuary, Inc. of Franklin.

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