Sylvia Sue Bacon
2021 — 2021
Sylvia "Sue" Cole Bacon, age 96, passed away peacefully at her home in Newton, Texas on November 14, 2021. She was the only child of Howard Richard Cole and Irma Sue Holcomb Cole, and was born May 29, 1925 in Alto, Texas at the Holcomb family homestead. Her family moved to Jasper, Texas when she was a young child, where she was called "Sue Baby," her father's endearment for her, by adults and friends alike. She was the drum major of the Jasper High School Marching band, and was named the "Most Beautiful Drum Major in Southeast Texas" in 1941. She graduated from Jasper High School in May 1942 at the age of 16. After graduation from Tyler Business School in May of 1943, she enrolled at the...