Chiryl Darlene Cole passed away on December 21. She was 78 years old. She was born and raised in upstate NY and spent most of her adult life in different parts of Arizona, such as Phoenix, Lakeside, Payson and eventually Globe. She was a teacher, a healer and a business owner. She owned and operated Back to Basics with her husband and family for 25 years. Chiryl had an infectious personality. She loved people, nature and animals. Chiryl and Gary helped start Mountain Bible Church in Payson, Arizona. She ran a woman’s Bible study. She spent every day talking about the love of Jesus Christ and tried to bring as many people as possible to the Lord.
Chiryl leaves behind her husband of 58 years, Gary Cole, a daughter and son, a sister and brother, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Though she will be missed, the family is excited about her transition into Heaven. Her funeral will be held at the Living Waters Church in Globe, Arizona on Sunday, January 16 at 1 p.m.