Ms. Henrietta Lucia Cofield

Published 2:12 pm Saturday, May 5, 2018

WEST POINT —  Ms. Henrietta Lucia Cofield, 52, of West Point, Ga. passed away on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at WellStar West Georgia Medical Center, LaGrange, Ga. She was born December 27, 1965 in Langdale, Ala.

Henrietta was member of the Bethlehem Baptist Church, West Point. She was a 1982 graduate of West Point High School, where she was a majorette with the Marching Raider Band. After high school, she started her nursing career at Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Ala. She later pursued her career as a labor and delivery nurse at West Georgia Hospital, where she worked diligently for over 28 years.

She leaves her cherished memories with her children, Henry Authur William Cofield IV (Aniya), Christopher Antwan Cofield, Jay Jamontez Cofield and Jessica Cofield Travis (Everett); four grandchildren, Godiva Meredith, and Tarius Bray Jr., Alexia and Sh’daria Cofield; siblings, Paul Askew (Kim), Josephine Cofield, Sarah Cofield, Eugenia Blake (William), Henry Cofield and Harriet Cofield-Robinson (Derrick), Jennifer Cofield; aunts, Earnestine Billingsley and Mary Ford; 17 nieces and nephews, two great nieces and nephews; special friends and family, Bernice Brown, Dianne Davidson (George), Cherry Davidson, Takeshi Davidson, Muriel Gunn Hamby, and a host of other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry, Sr. and Hattie Lucille Cofield.

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A celebration of life service for Ms. Cofield will be held on Monday, May 7, 2018 at 12 noon at the Bethlehem Baptist Church, West Point with the Dr. W.T. Edmondson, pastor, and Rev. Lamar McCulley, eulogist, presiding. The remains will lie in state at Bethlehem Baptist Church on Tuesday, May 7, 2018 from 11 a.m. EDT until the funeral hour.

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Final arrangements have been entrusted to M.W. Lee Mortuary, West Point, Ga.