Claude C. Cole, Sr., 88, of Lawrenceville, died August 28, 2005. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM, Wednesday, August 31, 2005 at The Bill Head Funeral Home, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel with Rev. Peter Rhea Jones officiating. Burial will be in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Duluth, GA. Mr. Cole was a native of Atlanta, and had retired from the Atlanta Fire Dept. as a signal lieutenant after 26 years of service and later worked for Bartenfeld Electric for a number of years. He was the oldest member of IBEW #613 and was Past Master of John Rosier Masonic Lodge and present member of Masters Masonic Lodge. Mr. Cole and his wife, Ethel, were members of Decatur First Baptist Church and former members of Druid Hills Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife of 64 years: Ethel Cole of Lawrenceville; Daughter: Roberta (Bobbie) Sutton of Dacula; Son and daughter-in-laws: Cecil and Jo Cole of Douglasville, Daryl and Debbie Cole of Memphis, TN; Six Grandchildren: Carrene Gilbert, Trace Sutton, Leann Keith, Laura Schieman, Sharon Kelley, Mitch Cole; Six Great Grandchildren: Frances, Michelle and Chris Gilbert, Austin Schieman, Baylee and Kayla Kelley. The Family will receive friends Tuesday, August 30, 2005 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 PM at The Bill Head Funeral Home and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, 770-564-2726.