Earnest H. CofieldAugust 2, 1921 ~ December 6, 2017 (age 96)
Mr. Earnest H. Cofield
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, December 8, 2017 at Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Chapel for Mr. Earnest H. Cofield, age, 96, of Hokes Bluff who passed away on December 6, 2017. Rev. Sherrill Reed will officiate. Burial will follow in Young’s Chapel Cemetery. Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Funeral Home and Cemetery is in charge of services.
Mr. Cofield was a member of Tennala Baptist Church in Centre. He was retired from Fort McClellan Fire Department. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII and the Korean Conflict and he retired from the U.S. Army Reserve as a Major. He was decorated for action in Battle of the Bulge he received a bronze star, silver star and a purple heart.
He is preceded in death by his wife of 50 years Dorothy Cofield; great-granddaughter; Addison; parents; Lewis & Della Cofield; sister; Odessa Jones; brothers; Harbert, William, and John Lewis.
He is survived by his daughter; Joan Croy; son; Steve (Rita) Cofield; grandchildren; Chris Aris, Tony Bowen, Zeke Cofield, Krain Cofield and Kirsten (Tim) Tech; great-grandchildren; Brittany, Lyrik and Malakai and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be family and friends
Family will receive friends Friday at the funeral home from 1 to 2 pm
Condolences may be offered at www.ghbfuneralhome.com