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Celebrating the life of . . . . . .Tommy Lee Cofield

October 1, 1951 - November 7, 2022

Family Gathering- 517 Longview, Thomasville, NC 27360

Public Viewing: Friday, November 11, 2022 1-6 pm

Family Visitation: Saturday, November 12, 2022 at 12:30 pm

Union Baptist Church

828 Mary James Avenue, Thomasvile, NC 27360

Funeral Service: Saturday, November 12, 2022 at 1:00 pm

Union Baptist Church

828 Mary James Avenue, Thomasville, NC 27360


On November 7, 2022, God granted Tommy Lee Cofield his wings to enter into heaven for eternal rest. Tommy was born on October 1, 1951 in Clinton, South Carolina to the late Vivian Cofield, Sr. and the late Mary Bell Hill Cofield.

Tommy attended Lauren County school system; at the age of 16 gifted with natural talents as a handyman he began building trailers. He joined the United Stated Marine Corps at the age of 18, afterward he returned home and obtain work within the Cotton Mills. In 1976, he relocated to Thomasville, NC working in a variety of positions: handyman, maintenance worker, and truck driver throughout the Triad area.

Tommy married Cheryl Ivery Cofield on February 20, 2004. He became a faithful member of Union Baptist Church in 2016, where he joined the Men’s Choir and the Senior Usher Board.

Tommy was proceeded in death by his parents, his daughter, Mary Linda Ferguson– Cunningham; and three brothers, Vivian Cofield, Jr., Jimmy Cofield and Earl Cofield.

Fond and precious memories will always be cherished by his wife, Cherly Ivery Cofield of the home, four sons, Tommy B. (Cheryl) Cofield of Gray Court, SC, Terrence (Jimmica) Cofield of High Point, NC, Jeremy (Tina) Hoskins of Thomasville, NC and Tyberous Love Ivery of the home; three daughters: Cassandra Cofield of High Point, NC, Tenika Ivery of Burlington, NC and Toylandra Ivery of Atlanta, GA, twenty nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; one brother, Roosevelt Davis of Greenwood, SC, one sister, Mattie Cofield of Clinton, SC, a uncle, John (Doris) Booker of Laurens, SC; father-in-law, Eugene Huntley of Thomasville, NC; mother-in-law, Bertha Ivery of Thomasville, NC; two brothers-in-law: Eugene (Shay) Ivery of High Point, NC and Mark Ivery of Thomasville, NC; three sisters-in-law: Gwendolyn Ivery of High Point, NC, Marilyn Ivery of Tocoma, WA, and Sally Ivery of Thomasville, NC ; specials friends: Robert Davis, Oran Jeffreies, Tony Gilyard, Curtis Thorne and Tremaine Thompson and a host of nephews, nieces and other relatives and friends.

“We will never forget the difference you’ve made!’

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