Cofield’s Corner

Published 5:34 pm Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Cofield’s Corner
By John Cofield

A couple of generations’ taste buds will always remember Mrs. Garland Kimmons, the cafeteria manager at Oxford Grammar School, and her unforgettable spaghetti and those yeast rolls from Heaven. The only thing better than the smell was the

I ate those rolls and washed them down with
chocolate milk like it was my job! — Alison Wilkes

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In 1962, when the troops were camped on our
playground after The Riot, we’d trade a roll for one
can of their rations. It didn’t take long for us to figure
out we were getting short-changed — Glenn Metts

We all loved Mrs. Kimmons. When she retired from
the school she cooked for Ruth and Jimmie’s. It was
fantastic — Julian Chandler Bramlett