A Dedicated and Faithful member of Mt. Rose Baptist Church the roll was called for :
Mr.Benjamin C. Cozart. Service will be Friday 10:00am Mt. Rose 1137 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Tulsa, Oklahoma. Burial: Crown Hill Cemetery
I fought a good Fight
I have finished my Course I have kept the FAITH
Benjamin C. Cozart, affectionately called, “Ben” was born into this life on January 12, 1938, in Porter, He was be the ninth child of fourteen born to loving and proud parents, Willie and Julia Anthony — Cozart.
Being raised in Christian home Ben accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior at a very early age. He was baptized at Mt. Bethel Baptist Church in Porter, Oklahoma.
Being raised in Porter, Oklahoma he received his high school diploma from Carter G. Woodson High School in the Class of 1956. After graduation, he moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma. Ben became a lifelong member of Mt. Rose Baptist Church where he served faithfully until he was physically unable to attend. Ben was a long-time member of the Usher Board, Deacon Board and a member of the Kitchen Ministry. Nothing brought him more joy than the love of God, his church and its members.
Outside of Ben’s love for God and his church, his next love was cooking. Cooking was his passion. He was a chef at the Harvard Club until his retirement and he was also a private caterer.
Benjamin departed this life on July 31, 2017, He was preceded in death by his parents; Willie and Julia Anthony-Cozart; siblings, Beatrice, Tommy, Viola, Pete, Andrew and Lavonne Cozart.
If I should go tomorrow, it would never be goodbye, For I have left my hear t with you, so don’t you ever cry. The love that’s deep within me, shall reach you from the stars, You’ll feel it from the heavens, and it will heal the scars.”
Ben is survived by his brothers, Sidney Cozart of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, CD Cozart of Forrest City, Arkansas; sisters, Alma Jean Taylor, Jo Ella (Clyde) Jones of Wichita, Kansas; Donna (Aaron) Smith of Mead Valley, California, Grace (Isaac) Braxton of Memphis, Tennessee, and Wyvette Mayberry of Tulsa, Oklahoma and a host of nieces and nephews who loved and will miss him dearly.
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