Virginia B. Coefield

November 29, 2009


COLERAIN – Virginia Bozeman Coefield, age 93, of the 1300 block of Meadow Road, died Sunday, November 29, 2009, at Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC.

Mrs. Coefield was born in Hertford County, NC, on August 7, 1916, a daughter of the late Charlie A. and Vera Minton Bozeman. She was a longtime member of Mars Hill Baptist Church where she served as Sunday school teacher, G.A. leader, and many other phases of work in the church. She was a walking testimony to her Christian faith, and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Left to cherish her memory is her sons, Robert Coefield and wife, JoAnn of Columbia, SC, Winston Coefield and wife, Lindaof Elizabeth City, and Kirwan Coefield and wife, Sue of Colerain; two sisters, Mae Bozeman Early and Rachel Bozeman French; seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Besides her parents, Virginia was predeceased by her husband, Jessie Lee Coefield.

A celebration of life service will be conducted at Mars Hill Baptist Church, Colerain, on Thursday, December 3, 2009, at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Burke Holland and Rev. Billy Presley officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home from 7:00 until 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, and other times at the home. Flowers are welcome or memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, Memorial Program Center, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA, 23058-5216.

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Carolyn P. Gough
14 years ago

Winston & Family,

You were so fortunate to have such a beautiful, sweet lady for your mother & to have her for such a long time. I am so glad I got to see her that last time with you in Ahoskie. I will not be able to come tonight, so I wanted you to know you have my sympathy & thoughts during this time.

David & April Evans
14 years ago

Winston and family,

Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. Just find peace in knowing that you will see her again.

Russell and Deloras
14 years ago

We are praying for you and your family.

Jayne Hollowell
14 years ago

Winston, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.

Woody & Deb Witherow
14 years ago

Winston, our prayers are with you and your family.