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Alfred Shawntez Cole

July 26, 2004 ~ August 2, 2023 (age 19) 19 Years Old


Our Beloved, Alfred Shawntez Cole “Tez”, was born July 26, 2004, in Thomasville, Georgia. He is the son of Rekell Sherell Moore (Timothy Samuel), and Alfred Lavon Cole.

Alfred was baptized in the name of Jesus Christ, and was a member of Centennial MB Church where he served as a member of the choir at a young age. He was an avid football, basketball, and baseball player at the YMCA. He was a very competitive young man and loved sports in his early years of life. He attended Thomas County Central High School. He was a person who had an eye for fashion and was always dressed in all the latest fashion. He loves spending time with his brothers, sisters, and friends and was always the life of the party. He had the most amazing smile and enjoyed giving everyone a good laugh. He had a tough guy image, but he had a soft heart to know him was to love him. He was the biggest teddy, one of the nicknames given to him by his mother. In his early years, he was a very active child and was always getting into things and earned the family nickname Tez Mania, as he was a child with his mother and father's outgoing personality and character. He was a person who loved everyone and never judged a soul and wanted everyone to remember him as a child of God.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his grandparents, Rosa Lee James, Thomasville, Georgia, Shirley Whitehead, Thomasville, Georgia, and great-grandmother Frances Stevens.

Preceded in death are his belated grandparents, Sandra Graham, Thomasville, Georgia, Lennie Moore, Thomasville, Georgia, and Alfred Lee Cole, Thomasville, Georgia.

He also leaves to cherish his memories, his siblings, Jakarius Tillman, Xavion Moore, ReMya Howard, Cetoria Howard, Jamiah, Javion, Kyland, Lavonte, Justyce, Peyton Bryson, Ah’Journey, Braxton, Ariah, and Kyson; aunts, Erica Jones, Pembroke Pines, Florida, Erica Thomas, Cairo, Georgia, Cheney Moore, Thomasville, Georgia, Jhari Williams, Columbia, South Carolina, Fransesca Hadley, Thomasville, Georgia, Latoya Underwood, Moultrie, Georgia, Sandra James, Thomasville, GA, Michelle Williams, Thomasville, GA; uncles, Malcolm Hepburn, Atlanta, GA, Johnny James, Thomasville, Georgia, Albert (Josephine) Davis, Thomasville, Georgia, Ronald (Sylvia) Larkin, Tremayne Samuel, Thomasville, Georgia, Al Whitehead, Thomasville, Georgia, and Antonio Sutton, Thomasville, Georgia, four nieces, two nephews, special grandmother Stephanie Johnson, and a host of family, cousins, and friends.

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Public Viewing
August 11, 2023

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hopkins Mortuary Chapel
1318 West Jackson Street
Thomasville, GA 31792

Funeral Service
August 12, 2023

2:30 PM
Disciples of Jesus Ministries
228 Augusta Avenue
Thomasville, GA 31792


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