Billy Gene Cole, age 71, of Pine Bluff, died Monday, March 18, 2013.

Billy Gene Cole, age 71, of Pine Bluff, died Monday, March 18, 2013.

Mr. Cole is survived by his wife, Clydeine Holloway Cole of Pine Bluff; two sons, Timothy Cole of Woodlawn, David Cole of Rowell; mother, Dorothy Level Cole of Rowell; three grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews and family.

Funeral services are 2:00 p.m., Thursday, March 21, 2013 at Center Missionary Baptist Church with burial in Rowell Cemetery. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at Buie Funeral Home in Rison. Arrangements are by Buie Funeral Home of Rison (870) 325-6216, www.buiefuneralhome.com.