Dennis Coker

Born: Fri., Jul. 9, 1926
Died: Thu., Nov. 16, 2017


4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Sat., Nov. 18, 2017
Location: Wards Funeral Home

Funeral Service

2:30 PM Sun., Nov. 19, 2017
Location: Candler United Methodist Church

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Mr. Dennis Coker, 91, of Lynnville, TN went to be with our Lord on November 16, 2017, with his family by his side.

Mr. Coker was born on July 2, 1926 in Homer, Georgia to Rex and Addie Coker. In 1944 he graduated from Lyman Hall High School in Gainesville, Georgia. After High School he was drafted into the US Army. He proudly served in the European Theater.

He was a loyal employee of JC Penny for over 40 years. He retired to the farm where he enjoyed growing plants.

He is preceded in death by his wife Eleanor Coker; parents, Rex and Addie Coker; daughter, Delores Wilkinson; sisters, Carolyn Coker, LaNelle Farmer and Rexann Hulsey; and brother, Quillan Coker.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Sunday November 19, at Candler United Methodist Church. The Rev. Geoff Grubbs will officiate. Interment will follow at Alta Vista Cemetery in Gainesville, Georgia. The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday at Ward’s Funeral Home.

Survivors include son, Michael (Peggy) of Lynnville, Tennessee. Sister, Barbara (Bill) Hames of
Roanoke, Virginia; brother Ralph (Kathy) Coker of Corpus Christi, TX; grandchildren, Danielle,  
Tilley and Ashley (Rey) all of Tennessee. He is also survived by nine great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Condolences may be made online at Ward’s Funeral Home 758 Main Street S.W. Gainesville in charge of arrangements.

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F. Ward
   Posted Mon November 20, 2017
"Please allow me to offer my sympathy as you mourn the passing of Mr. Coker, you are in my prayers for peace and rest during this difficult time. May God grant you the strength to bear the pain of your loss, and give you hope through his Holy Word." Isaiah 33:24, 1 Thessalonians 4:14,

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