Frances Delene Lowery Cofer

Published 5:32 pm Monday, September 15, 2014

Frances Delene Lowery Cofer passed away in her Jemison home, with her family present on Sept. 14.

Visitation will be held at Martin Funeral Home on Sept. 16 from 6-8 p.m.

Funeral services will be held Sept. 17 at 1 p.m.

Graveside services will follow at Rocky Mount Methodist Church.

Cofer is survived by her husband of 68 years, William Fondon Cofer; four children and their spouses, Carol and Eddie Lee, Barbara and Roy Allen Sweatt, William Cofer Jr. and Debra Cofer, and Roxan and Phillip Morris.

She had nine grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and her sister Eunice Cacioppo.

The numerous nephews and nieces referred to her as “Aunt Frank.”

She is preceded by her father and mother, Burnie Lowery and Lillie Carroll Lowery; two grandchildren, Jason Lee Cone and Ginger Sweatt.

Cofer was born April 9, 1929.

She grew up in Jemison and attended Jemison High School where she met her husband, William Cofer.

They married Sept. 29, 1946.

Cofer was a Christian woman, devoted wife and loving mother.

She loved Bible study, sewing, cross-stitch, gardening, craft and decorating for Christmas.

Although Cofer will be greatly missed, we have peace knowing she is in the presence of our Lord and Saviour.