Nancy Cole

Nancy Cole

Jan 14, 1935 - Feb 24, 2014


Nancy(Judy) Viola Miller Cole, of Arapahoe, passed on, Monday, February 24, at 5:00 a.m.at the home of her daughter surrounded by family members. She was 79 years old.

Memorial Services will take place at the Davis Funeral Home on Thursday, February 27, at 3:00 p.m.

Nancy Viola Snyder was born January 14, 1935, in Fort Washakie, Wyoming, the daughter of Ben and Nancy Viola (Long) Snyder of Fort Washakie. She was one of 7 children and the family lived in a cabin on North Fork Road in Fort Washakie Wyoming. She married Lawrence Warren Miller on, April 1, 1950. They resided at Burgess for 7 years prior to establishing their Ranch and raising their family at Big Wind in Arapahoe Wyoming. Together they raised 5 children. Nancy was a long time Rancher with her husband Lawrence and her kids. During her life she worked as a teacher’s aide at Arapahoe Elementary school. She was actively involved in running her cattle operation on the Miller Ranch. Nancy loved gardening and canning. She was an artist at heart and enjoyed creating numerous arts and crafts and showing them in the County fair.

Nancy remarried in 1991 to Vernon Cole. The couple were avid Harley riders they loved watching movies and caring for their dogs.

She is survived by her Husband Vern Cole, two sisters Ada Marie Breedlove and Kathryn Rose Lone Fight, her Uncle Finn Snyder, her Cousin Geraldine Wright, her children: Benjamin Ronald (Anna) Miller, Robert James (Shasta) Miller, Marilyn Monroe (William Kohler), and Carolyn Rose Miller Longwalker, all of Arapahoe. Stepchildren Sue and Ben Cole. Grandchildren: Nancy Mae (Cory) Caldwell, Maggie Marie Miller, Benjamin Miller (Andrea Scribner), Kasia Monroe, Starr Miller, Shiela Rose Miller, Cheryl Cournoyer, Teri Lynn Miller (Lawrence Bell), Nora Lynn Yellowbear, Bobbi Jean Talks Different, April Grace Spang, Dawn Michele Gambler (Kevin Jenkins), Jerel Kohler, Krystal Dove Miller, Tova Pearl Miller, Bluestone Jenkins, Kimberly Moss and 32 Great Grand Children. She also had numerous family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband Lawrence Warren Miller in 1989, and her parents Ben and Nancy Snyder, her brothers Ben Snyder Sr., Sam Snyder, Roy J. Snyder, Ronald Snyder and her son Buddy Jay Miller, Grandchildren:Thomas Monroe, Dakota RedCloud, Cali Rose Wahtomy, Jamie Viola Miller.

Her final wishes were to be cremated and buried at the Miller Cemetery