|Birth: ||Nov. 9, 1919|
|Death: ||Mar. 20, 2008|
Bernice Roberts Cofer, 88, passed into the next realm Thursday, March 20, 2008.
Funeral: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Greenwood Chapel. Interment: Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Greenwood Funeral Home.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to American Cancer Society; or National Kidney Foundation.
Bernice was born Nov. 9, 1919, on Fort Worth's north side and was a lifelong resident. She was a graduate of North Side High School and was active in school athletics. She met and eventually married, Charles E. "Ed" Cofer of Nashville, Tenn.
During World War II, she served her country as a personification of "Rosie the Riveter" by helping to produce the North American P-51 Mustang aircraft at the manufacturing plant in Grand Prairie.
Bernice was a lifelong member of the Church of Christ attending sermons at the North Side, Meadowbrook and Brentwood Road buildings.
She was very active with bowling and had many friends at Bowlerland, Meadowbrook and Don Carter's in east Fort Worth. She served as secretary and treasurer on many bowling leagues.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1992.
Survivors: Daughter, Janice Rossing of Taipei, Taiwan; son, John of Houston; granddaughter, Lua Jamison; and grandson, Maxwell Rossing, both of Colorado Springs, Colo.
Published in the Star-Telegram on 3/24/2008.
Charles Edward Cofer (1917 - 1992)*
Greenwood Memorial Park and Mausoleum
Created by: Tim Hawkins
Record added: Mar 24, 2008
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