Manuela "Nell" Magallanes Cole

July 25, 1927 ~ May 19, 2022 (age 94)


Manuela "Nell" Magallanes Cole, 94, of Slaton, passed away Thursday, May 19, 2022.

Nell was born on July 25, 1927, the youngest of 13, in Mason County, Texas to Santiago and Maria Torres. She attended schools in Mason County.  After moving to Lubbock, she earned her GED while working at the Lubbock State School.  She married Raymon Magallanes on June 3, 1945, in Brady. They moved from Mason to Slaton in 1961. Raymon passed away on June 8. 2002. She met Paul Cole in 2003 and they were married in August of that year They lived in Lubbock until his passing on October 14, 2008.  

Her passion was quilting and teaching anyone desiring to learn. She made at least one quilt for each of her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, as well as countless other relatives and friends. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands; her eldest son, Ramón Magallanes; nine sisters; three brothers; and her granddaughter, Stacie Magallanes.

Nell is survived by her daughters, Olivia Solis and husband, Ruben of Buda and Kathryn Steese; her sons, Robert Magallanes and wife, Frances of Lubbock, Rudy Magallanes and wife, Elizabeth of Lubbock, Jesse Magallanes and wife, Susie of Vernon, David Magallanes and wife, Susan of Lubbock, and Tommy Magallanes and wife, Sylvia of Slaton; 20 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to Maria Ramirez, as well as Jamie and Nikita from Bridge Hospice, for the special care given to their mom.

Viewing will be 12-5 pm Sunday, May 22, 2022, at Englunds.  Funeral Services will be 10:00 am Monday, May 23, 2022, at Bible Baptist Church in Slaton. Interment will follow at Englewood Cemetery in Slaton.  Arrangements are by Englunds Funeral Service of Slaton.

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24 Hour Viewing
May 22, 2022

12:00 PM
Englunds Chapel

Funeral Service
May 23, 2022

10:00 AM
Bible Baptist Church

Interment following funeral service
May 23, 2022

Englewood Cemetery of Slaton

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