Josie Vernell (Dickens) Cofield

March 7, 1943 ~ September 8, 2021 (age 78)



Mrs. Josie Vernell  Dickens Cofield of Speed, N.C. died peacefully at home on Wednesday 9-08-2021. Services for Mrs. Cofield will be held at 11:00AM on Friday 9-17-2021 at Whites Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Speed, North Carolina, Rev. Tommy King, Pastor and Rev. Dennis Walston, Eulogist. Burial will follow in the Eastlawn Memorial Gardens, Tarboro, North Carolina.  A Public Viewing will be held on Thursday from 2:00PM to 6:00PM at Dickens Funeral Service, Inc. Tarboro, North Carolina.

She is survived by her husband James Cofield of the home, one son Tony Cofield, Speed, North Carolina, a daughter Sharon Cofield, Speed, North Carolina and one granddaughter, Maita Cofield , Speed, North Carolina. Her survivors also include four sisters, Maxine Bryant, Lakewood, Washington, Martha Lathan (Oscar) Tarboro, North Carolina,  Gwendolyn Bowens (Jesse) Winterville, North Carolina, Robin Porter, Fayetteville, North Carolina. One brother Cornell Dickens, Winterville, North Carolina and one sister in law Olga Dickens, Speed, North Carolina,  several nieces, nephews cousins and friends.

We will follow the COVID - 19 guidelines and everyone is asked to wear masks for the Visitation and the Church Service.

This Service will be lived Streamed and can be visited at our Facebook page.

These Services have been entrusted to Dickens Funeral Service, Inc., Tarboro, North Carolina

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