Jim Cole was Sunday school teacher and steward at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church and the brother of the J.R. (Bud) Cole. He was at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church for the church meeting, but he was not beaten the night that his brother was. He is buried in Mt. Zion United Methodist Cemetery.
Neshoba County: African-American Heritage Driving Tour of Philadelphia Mississippi.http://www.neshobajustice.com/documents/RootsofStruggle.pdf