Celebrating The Life Of Loved Ones

Dana Hathcock Cole

Dana Hathcock Cole, 75, of Albemarle passed away Sunday, February 9, 2020 in Atrium Health Main, Charlotte. Her funeral service will be 11 AM Thursday, February 13, 2020 in the Stanly Funeral Home Chapel in Albemarle with Rev. Steve Jirgal officiating. Burial will follow in the Anderson Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Stanly Funeral and Cremation Care of Albemarle from 10 until 11 AM prior to the funeral service.

Born April 7, 1944 in Wilmington, NC, she was the daughter of the late Crosan Hathcock and Erlene Shankle Hathcock. She was a graduate of Badin Highschool and received a Bachelor’s degree from Wingate University and worked as the Assistant to the Register at Central Piedmont Community College. She was a member of Anderson Grove Baptist Church. She loved animals and traveling, especially to the beach. She enjoyed church and serving other people.

She is survived by a son Larry Jeffery Culp and wife Cindy of Rocky Hill, CT and daughter Dana Wattley of Charlotte, a sister Barbara Turner of GA, granddaughter Destiny Culp of Rocky Hill, CT, and special cousin Pat McSpadden. She was precedeased by a brother Larry “Bo” Hathcock and grandson that she will meet in heaven, Anderson David Biggers Jr.

The family requests that memorials by made to Anderson Grove Baptist Church, 2225 E. Main St., Albemarle, NC 28001.


  • Marjorie Foxx Posted February 10, 2020 9:04 pm

    Truly blessed to have had you as a sister/friend. I really felt we had more time to take that road trip to Georgia. Love and miss you my sister.

  • Chris Riley Posted February 11, 2020 8:28 am

    Our co-worker relationship truly turned into a family relationship. You will forever be missed, Dana. We love you and miss you.

  • Veronica Cloud Posted February 11, 2020 10:09 am

    It’s been a long day without you, my friend
    And I’ll tell you all about it when I see you again
    We’ve come a long way from where we began
    Oh I’ll tell you all about it when I see you again
    When I see you again

    Cissy, I will cherish every memory I have of her. Please know that I love you and her, dearly . This goes without saying but should you need anything, I’m here.

    To Dana, until I see you again.

  • Nancy Slater Posted February 11, 2020 3:34 pm

    To Sissy and Family,

    I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother.
    She was very sweet and kind to everyone she met. She will definitely be missed by so many people who cared about her. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Rest in Peace Dear Dana.

    CPCC Friend and Colleague.

  • Lashonda Belk Posted February 12, 2020 11:16 am

    This is so difficult to hear and my heart goes out to the family.
    My thoughts and prayers are with the family.
    Love you so much Dana and I will miss you tremendously..

  • Saronda Easter Posted February 12, 2020 11:23 am

    Rest in peace, Ms. Dana. I surely missed you after you retired. My condolences to the Cole Family.

  • Joan Stradford Posted February 12, 2020 12:01 pm

    May the precious memories of your mother bring you peace and comfort within your heart. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. A very special lady my friend and co-worker, Dana..

  • Patrice Brown Posted February 12, 2020 12:54 pm

    Such a sweet and caring woman. Loved and cherished by many. Thoughts and prayers.

  • Marla Harris Posted February 13, 2020 4:10 pm

    Rest in peace Dana.

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