Mr. Sherwin Cole, age 64, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, February 09, 2012. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lola Holcomb Cole and parents, Homer and Birdie Porter Cole. He is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Patrick and Rhonda Cole, Gainesville, GA and Daniel and Robin Cole, Flowery Branch, GA; daughters and sons-in-law, Patty and Ricky Stephens, Winder, GA and Rhonda and Jerry Reed, Cleveland, GA; fourteen grandchildren, two great grandchildren; sisters and brother-in-law, Betty Jane and Harry Johnson, Buford, GA and Jeanette Johnson, Cumming, GA; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Mr. Cole was born March 25, 1947 in Buford, GA. He was a master carpenter with Robotek Service. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church, in Sugar Hill, GA. Funeral service will be held on Friday, February 10, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Pastor Tony Rhodes officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday evening from 4:00 p.m. until the time of the service. The family respectfully requests in lieu of flowers that memorial donations may be made to Flanigan Funeral Home to help with the expenses, or donations may be made to Embracing Hospice, 8013 Majors Rd., Cumming, GA 30041 in memory of Mr. Sherwin Cole. To express condolences, please sign our online guest book at Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133.