William Jerry Coon

Published 5:00 am Wednesday, April 16, 2003

Services for William Jerry Coon of Ruth are 2 p.m., Thursday,April 17, at Topisaw Baptist Church with burial in the churchcemetery.

Visitation is today from 3-9 p.m. at Brookhaven Funeral Home andat the church from noon until service time on Thursday.

Mr. Coon, 64, died April 15, 2003, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. He was born in Brookhaven on Oct. 28, 1938, to Thomas J.Coon and Ada Pearl Douglas Coon.

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He was a construction supervisor. He was a member of the LincolnCounty School Board. He was a member of Topisaw Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; and his brother, ThomasLamar Coon.

Survivors are his wife, Kay Kyzar Coon of Ruth; his son, WilliamChad Coon of Ruth; his daughters and sons-in-law, Charissa CoonBurke and Kyle Burke, and Jerri Jill Coon Nations and Jay Nations,all of Brookhaven; his brother, Mark Coon of Madison; his sisters,Peggy Roberts of Clinton and Bobbie Bowman of Brookhaven; hisgranddaughters, Kaylin Ruth Burke of Ruth, and Jana Alexis Nationsand Carlee Bess Nations, both of Brookhaven; and his grandsons,William Kyle Burke and Konner Elliot Burke, both of Ruth.

Memorials may be made to the Baptist Children’s Village.