Teresa Sparrow Cole, 63, of Kinston, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, May 21, 2022 surrounded by her family in the comfort of her home. She was preceded in death by her dad, Milton “Bud” Robinson, Jr. and brother, William David Sparrow.
Survivors include her husband of 46 years, Charles Cole of Kinston; son, Mark Cole of Kinston; daughter, Melissa Fotinos and husband, Anthony, of Virginia Beach; mother, Mildred Robinson of Kinston; brother, Bryan Sparrow of Kinston; sister, Sandra Friedel and husband, Alexander, of Kinston; many nieces and nephews, especially one special niece, “Amanda”, and two special great nieces.
Teresa enjoyed attending church services, cooking, shopping, reading from her favorite book “The Bible”, and helping others, but most of all she loved spending quality time with her family and close friends.
Visitation will be from 7:00-9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at Howard-Carter Funeral Home and the family will receive friends at other times at 5317 Highway 55 West in Kinston. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at Howard-Carter Funeral Home with burial to follow at Pinelawn Memorial Park. After the burial, the family will receive friends at her nieces’ home, 3808 Random Road, Kinston, NC 28504.