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Lilian May Cofferen

January 1, 1930 — November 12, 2019

Lilian May Cofferen, 89, passed away on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 in Abilene, Texas.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, November 16, at The Hamil Family Funeral Home, 6449 Buffalo Gap Road in Abilene. A committal service for the inurnment of cremains will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, November 18, at Texas State Veterans Cemetery at Abilene, 7457 W. Lake Road under the direction of The Hamil Family Funeral Home.  

Born in England on May 2, 1930, Lilian was the daughter of the late Gertrude (Horth) and Frederick Waller.  She married Gilbert Eugene Cofferen, who was serving in the U.S. Air Force, on November 24, 1951.  He preceded her in death on October 30, 2004.  Lilian was a self-employed childcare provider and Sunday School teacher.  She attended the Episcopal church. It brought her much peace and joy watching the birds from her porch.

In addition to her parents and husband, Lilian was preceded in death by six brothers and sisters.

Lilian is survived by her daughter, Karen Cofferen of Rochester, NH; three sons, Michael Cofferen and wife Barbara, and Larry Cofferen all of Abilene, and Gary Cofferen and wife Sharon of Big Spring, Texas; seven grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren.  She was devoted to her family.

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Service Schedule

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Memorial Service

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Starts at 1:00pm (Central time)

The Hamil Family Funeral Home

6449 Buffalo Gap Rd, Abilene, TX 79606

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Graveside Service

Monday, November 18, 2019

Starts at 2:00pm (Central time)

Texas State Veterans Cemetery At Abilene

7457 W Lake Rd, Abilene, TX 79601

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Texas State Veterans Cemetery At Abilene

7457 W Lake Rd, Abilene, TX 79601

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