Visitation Information:

June 8th, 2018 at 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Memorial Park South Funeral Home and Cemetery
4121 Falcon Parkway Flowery Branch, GA 30542

Service Information:

June 9th, 2018 at 11:00 AM
Memorial Park South Funeral Home and Cemetery
4121 Falcon Parkway Flowery Branch, GA 30542

Mrs. Edna J. (Shorty) Cofer, 82

~~Mrs. Edna J. (Shorty) Cofer, age 82, of Flowery Branch passed away Thursday, June 7, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville, surrounded by her family.

Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 9, 2018 in the Chapel of Memorial Park South Funeral Home with interment following at New Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery.  Rev. Jeff Stewart and Rev. Denton Vaughn will officiate.  The family will receive friends 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Friday, June 8, 2018 at Memorial Park South Funeral Home.

Mrs. Cofer was born October 20, 1935 to the late Pat Edward & Lula Viola Mayhue in Duluth, Georgia.  She was a member of Greater Love Baptist Church.

Mrs. Cofer is survived by her son, Anthony Cofer of Flowery Branch; daughter & son-in-law, Anita & Stephen Johnson of Hiawassee; son & special friend, Scott Cofer & Amanda Swafford of Flowery Branch; granddaughter, Crystal & Rafel Ortiz of Hiawasse; and grandson, Stephen & Abby Cochran of Flowery Branch.  She was preceded in death by her husband, James Lloyd Cofer; grandson, Christopher James Johnson; brother, Marlon Mayhue; and sisters, Essie Cain and Vera Garmon.

Memorial Park South Funeral Home, 4121 Falcon Parkway, Flowery Branch, Georgia  30542 is in charge of arrangements.  Send on-line condolences to 

Condolences 10
Sonya Smallwood 2018-06-08 12:23:16
My deepest sympathies to all the family members. Edna was a very sweet person.
Lori Crane 2018-06-08 12:28:11
I love y'all so much and am sorry mama had to go. We all know she's in a better place. My prayers are with you through this hard time and always. May God bless y'all greatly.
Lisa Daws 2018-06-08 14:52:22
Sorry for your lost ,my heart and prayers go to you and your family .
Janice lynn Pocock 2018-06-08 15:04:19
Prayers to you and your family. May you rest in the arms of Jesus .
Mama Mickey, Danny, and Lynn Garland 2018-06-09 00:09:47
Niter, Scott, Anthony, CJ, and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Mama and I loved Ms Edna. We pray God will give y'all peace and comfort. Danny didn't know her too well but he loves her and y'all too. We're here if we can help. Love you all.
VICKY JENKINS 2018-06-09 13:43:54
ANTHONY, SCOTT AND ANITA I am so sorry to hear of your mothers passing please know if my health was like it use to be I would have come for the services I have thought a lot about Aunt Edna since I heard about her being so sick at least now she is at peace...resting safely in the arms of JESUS...if you need anything just call or email me on facebook....just think of it no need for oxygen anymore and there will be no need for wheelchairs either................wont it be wonderful there ,having no burdens to bear.......
Crystal Ortiz 2018-06-09 18:16:43
I love you nana and u will be missed very much but i know in my heart i will see u up in heaven again someday. Till we meet again. Rest In Peace nana give Jesus a hug for me
Yolanda González 2018-06-09 18:28:18
Salmo 23. El es nuestro pastor y nada nos faltara lo sentimos
Janie Perez 2018-06-09 19:02:03
My deepest condolences, mamá shorty was one of the sweetest women I've met. She was like my own mother, in times of need. May she rest with our heavenly father.
Tiffany 2018-06-12 00:16:18
I'm so sorry for your loss. I remember all the good times serving you and Scott at sonnys bbq in Oakwood. We had a lot of good conversations!
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