April 17, 1935 - September 5, 2021
Mrs. Mildred Cofield Aultmon was born in Enfield, North Carolina on April 17, 1935 to the late George Thornton and Irie Cofield Dancy. She was ushered into the arms of the Lord on Sunday, September 5, 2021. In 1954 Mildred graduated from Phillips High School in Battleboro, NC, one of only four high schools in Edgecombe County for African American children. 1956 Mildred graduated from Cortez Peters Business College, the first Black-owned business school of its kind and the first vocational school in the nation’s capital to prepare African-Americans for business and civil service. In 1957, Mildred put her extraordinary administrative skills to work at D.C. General Hospital as a Staff Assistant - Office Automation in the Planning and Marketing Department. In 1995 she retired after 38 years of faithful service. Mildred Cofield met the love of her life, Cleveland Aultmon, Sr. in Washington, D.C. In 1957 they were married and shared 56 years together until he went home to be with the Lord on February 9, 2013. Together they raised 3 amazing children: Veronica (Ronnie), Cleveland, Jr. (Jimmy), and Anthony, Sr. (Tony). . Mildred accepted Christ at an early age. She joined Hillcrest Heights Baptist Church in 1971 and continued to worship there for 40+ years cheerfully serving in the Nursery ministry. On the many walks that she enjoyed with her good friend, Ina Rooks, she would often say “God is in Control”. Truly, Mildred knew and loved her Redeemer, Jesus Christ. Preceding Mildred’s death were her parents, her Step-father, Walter Dancy, her husband, Cleveland J. Aultmon, Sr. and her son-in-law, Rickie Donell Powell. She is survived by her Daughter, Veronica Powell (Rickie Donell Powell); Sons: Cleveland Aultmon, Jr. (Carla Aultmon), Anthony Aultmon Sr. (Dr. Vickie Aultmon), Seven Grandchildren: Miriam Whitaker (Vance Whitaker), Ricketta Silver (Santrevor Silver), Janese Hemby (Sidney Hemby II), Amber Powell, Anthony Aultmon Jr., Cleveland (C.J.) Aultmon III, and Mariah Aultmon. Six Great-Grandchildren: Traona Curtis, Vantrez Whitaker, Santravia Silver, Santrevor Silver, Maddison Williams and Zaria Hemby. One Great-Great Grandchild: Winter Rose Wiggins, her devoted caregiver, Ms. Tyice Stover, close friends, Mrs. Vannie Kirby and Mrs. Ina Rooks and a host of loved ones.
Mrs. Mildred Cofield Aultmon was born in Enfield, North Carolina on April 17, 1935 to the late George Thornton and Irie Cofield Dancy. She was ushered into the arms of the Lord on Sunday, September 5, 2021. In 1954 Mildred graduated from Phillips... View Obituary & Service Information
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