THOMSON, Ga. - Mr. Robert Hall Cofer of Thomson passed away on February 7, 2007 at his home.
Mr. Cofer was born in Wilkes County, but lived in Thomson since 1946. He was the son of the late Toggie Cofer and the late Elsie Baker Crowe Cofer. Mr. Cofer was an attorney in private practice. He served as the Chief Magistrate Judge in McDuffie County for the last 14 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church.
Survivors include: daughters, Jennifer Cofer Marx and her husband, William Marx, and their son, Daniel, of Huntsville, Al., Kimberly Cofer Harris and her daughter, Ava Grace Harris, of Savannah. Additional survivors include: brother, Dr. Tom Cofer of Aiken; aunt, Jeanelle Cofer Newsome of Washington; Stephanie and Anthony Meyer of Greenville, S.C.; Dr. Benton and Michelle Cofer of Greenville, S.C.
Memorial services were held at 11 a.m., Friday, February 9, 2007, at First Baptist Church in Thomson with Dr. James Ramsey officiating. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church, PO Box 1205, Thomson, Ga., 30824 or The Thomson-McDuffie County Animal Shelter, 802 Whiteoak Road, Thomson, Ga., 30824.
Miss Rhonda "Cool Breeze" Beard
ATLANTA, Ga. - Graveside services for Miss Rhonda "Cool Breeze" Beard of Atlanta, formerly of Harlem, were held on Thursday, February 8, 2007 at 1 p.m. at the New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery in Campania, with the Rev. A. Maurice Booker officiating.
Survivors include five sisters, Ruby (Cleveland) Brown , Harlem, Alberta (Gary) Dorsey, Dearing, Effie Beard, Atlanta, Judy Elam, and Glenis Beard, both of Grovetown; four brothers, Jimmy Beard, Harlem, Julian Beard, Lawrence, Mass., Lewis Beard Jr, Grovetown, and James Elam, Harlem; devoted friend Albert Price, Lithonia, Ga., aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Thomson Funeral System was in charge of arrangements.