John Edward Coker

Published 3:03 pm Friday, July 11, 2014

John Edward Coker, 75, of Atmore, passed away Tuesday July 8, 2014, in Mobile.

He was retired from Monsanto, born on Jan. 31, 1939, in Huxford, to the late George Nathanel and Maude Inez Brown Coker.

Survivors are his wife, Verla Mae Stacey Coker; one son, John David Coker; three daughters, Patricia Ann Coker Green, Pamela Darlene Coker Martin and Tammy Coker (Jerry) Rolin all of Atmore; one sister, JoAnn Coker Dugard of Huntsville; eight grandchildren, Jennifer Martin (Josh) Thomas, Mallory Brook Martin, Robert Douglas Green, Bradley Kyle Rolin, Anna Kathryn Rolin, Michael Coker, Noah Coker and Abigail Coker; four great-grandchildren, Major Martin Thomas, Tenleigh Brooke Peebles, Ashton Thomas and Brantlie Thomas.

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Graveside services were held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 10, in Oak Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Mike Grindle officiating. Interment followed in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home, Inc., was in charge of all arrangements.