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Guycell Pedigo Cole

August 30, 1938 — June 24, 2024

Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Mrs. Guycell Pedigo Cole, 85, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee passed away on Monday, June 24, 2024. She was born to the late Oad Nelson "O.N." and Oza Rains Pedigo in Woodbury, Tennessee on Tuesday, August 30,1938. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her soul mate, Robert "Bob" William Cole, Jr., and brothers, Dewey, Emmitt, and Raymond Pedigo.

She is survived by her cherished daughters, Robin Cole (Donald) Sandlin of Union, Kentucky and Pamela Cole (Adrian) Dye of Murfreesboro; grandson, Cole Donald Sandlin, whom she treasured and always supported. They shared a love of coins, collectibles, and yard sales. She is also survived by a sister, Jenelle Pugh, and many nieces and nephews.

Guycell was born into a successful real estate family and participated in the business from a young age, starting with working in auctions with her mother and father until becoming a broker and establishing her own firm, Cole Realty. Her true passion was loving her family, and she loved them all well.

Guycell had many talents, including a love of houseplants and flowers. She even still has a houseplant that she received upon the birth of her first child. She enjoyed traveling with her family, music, and reading. She was a particularly talented seamstress and made many of her daughters' clothing when they were young. Both daughters still have their handmade dolls made when she was recovering from surgery. She often sewed on an antique Singer featherweight sewing machine that was purchased for her by her father. She also loved law and politics. Those who knew her know she was always kind, supportive, generous, and thoughtful.

Visitation will be held at Gentry-Smith Funeral Home on Saturday, June 29, 2024 from 12-2 pm. Funeral services will be Saturday, June 29, 2024 at 2 pm in the Gentry-Smith Funeral Home chapel. Rev. Chris Findley will officiate. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Peter's Anglican Church (7103 Baker Rd., Murfreesboro, TN 37129).

Share memories and condolences at www.gentrysmithfuneralhome.com Gentry-Smith Funeral Home, 303 Murfreesboro Rd. Woodbury, TN 37190, 615-563-5337 Because every life has a story


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