Charles Mark Cole, 63, of Signal Mountain, Tennessee, died Monday, June 21, 2021. Mark was born February 3, 1958, to Charles “Charlie” R. Cole and Martha B. Cole in Rossville, Georgia. For most of his career Mark worked in the printing industry. He was a quiet, thoughtful person who loved his family dearly, and he was happiest watching birds on the back porch. He had a dry wit and was known for his meticulously cared for lawn. He was preceded in death by his father, Charles “Charlie” R. Cole. He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Sally Neas Cole; mother, Martha B. Cole, Ringgold, GA.; brother Michael (Terri) Cole, Ringgold, GA; son, Charles Josh (Laura Jane) Cole; step-children Molly (Nate Penman) Guerin and Will Guerin, all of Chattanooga; granddaughters, Rowan Penman and Eliza Cole Walker; as well as multiple nieces and nephews. A private family service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 26, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in downtown Chattanooga. Arrangements entrusted to Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace, Chattanooga, TN 37415 www.lanefh.com 423-877-3524.
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