Shirley (Royster) Cole, 77 of Doyle Avenue, Providence died Sunday, March 23, 2014 at Miriam Hospital. She was the wife of the late Stanley Cole. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Archibald and Dollie (Greene) Royster. Shirley worked for the Rolo Manufacturing Company before she retired. She was a member of the Congdon Street Baptist Church. She leaves one son, Curtis Royster, two sisters, Vertie “Lorraine” Bickham and Beverly Catala, one brother, Spider Royster, one granddaughter, Markita Araujo-Hall and one grandson, Mark Patterson. She was the mother of the late Mark Cole. Her funeral and visitation will be held on Saturday at 10:30 AM in the Congdon Street Baptist Church, 17 Congdon Street, Providence with a service to follow at 12:00 PM. Burial will be in North Burial Ground, Providence.