Voncile Cole Birchfield

August 25, 1936 ~ September 15, 2022 (age 86)


Voncile Cole Birchfield’s hope was made complete on the 15th of September 2022. Voncile was a loving mother, maw-maw, sister, aunt and friend to many. Voncile was born on August 25, 1936 in Opelika, Alabama, the daughter of Blanche Hardy Cooper and Leonard and Lucille Cole. She was a graduate of Opelika High School. After graduation she married the love of her life Teddy “Ted” Ray Birchfield whom she was married to for 63 years.

Voncile was a loyal and loving secretary to Dr. Kenneth Strother and Dr. Hiren Patel for over 20 years. Voncile loved the Lord, her family, and a faithful member of Trinity Presbyterian Church.

Voncile is survived by her son, Steve (Dory) Birchfield of Moody, Alabama; 7 grandchildren: Tara Petar, Michael (Khanh) Nguyen Couto Birchfield, Jamie (Dalton) Pridmore, Chase Birchfield, Matthew Gaught, Kathryn Birchfield and Jennifer Birchfield; 4 great-grandchildren: Gage Petar, Evelyn Pridmore, Harper Pridmore and Teagan Birchfield; siblings: Charlotte Cole, Gordon Cooper and Gail Cole Gunn; sisters-in-law: Nancy Birchfield and Sue Birchfield and a host of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband Teddy (Ted) Birchfield, daughter Sherry Birchfield Gaught, son-in-law Rick Gaught, sister, Geraldine Cole Pitchford and brothers-in-law Burt Pitchford, Jesse Gunn, Harold Birchfield and Fred Birchfield.

 Visitation will be Monday, September 19, 2022 at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home beginning at 10:00am until 11:00am.

A memorial service will be held Monday, September 19, 2022 at noon at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Opelika, Alabama. Dr. Chris Duncan will officiate.

In lieu of flowers donations to the Trinity Presbyterian Church in memory of Voncile Cole Birchfield will be appreciated.

Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home is directing.

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September 19, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home
1500 Frederick Road
Opelika, AL 36801

Memorial Service
September 19, 2022

12:00 PM
Trinity Presbyterian Church (Opelika, Alabama)

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