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Lions name former county chairman to clubs Hall of Fame
Lion Hall of Fame
Patricia Powell, president of Lions Clubs International District 18-N Past District Governors Association pins a button on M.L. Coffer, who is flanked by his daughters Amy Bowen, left, and Angie Rogers. Coffer was inducted into the area Lions Club Hall of Fame March 12. - photo by Photo provided.

Former longtime Liberty County Commissioners Chairman M.L. Coffer of Fleming was inducted in the Lions Clubs International District 18-N Hall of Fame at the District Convention in Statesboro on March 12.

The hall is sponsored by the 18-N Past District Governors Association. Lions must be nominated by their club, and membership is based on service to their community and to Lionism.

Coffer was honored for his 43 years of community service through the Liberty Coastal Lions Club. He is a charter member and served in positions in the club and district. In addition to serving as a county commissioner, he was member of the Coastal Electric Cooperative board of directors, volunteer firefighter and worked with the Boy Scouts.  

Coffer was accompanied at the convention by his daughters, Angie Rogers and Amy Bowen. Other members of Liberty Coastal Lions Club present included past district governor and President Lil Shurtleff, Secretary Jerry Leland and Treasurer Lion Teddi Stevens.

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