Ivolene Coker

Published 6:00 am Monday, February 23, 2004

Services for Ivolene Coker of Brookhaven were 2 p.m., Sunday,Feb. 22, at Easthaven Baptist Church with burial in RiverwoodMemorial Park Cemetery. Brookhaven Funeral Home is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation is Sunday from 1-2 p.m., at the church.

Mrs. Coker, 68, died Feb. 20, 2004, at her residence. She wasborn in Lawrence County on Jan. 11, 1936, to Ivo Lea and NoamieKleinpeter Lea.

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She was owner of Children’s World for the past 28 years. She wasa member of Easthaven Baptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents.

Survivors are her husband, Clyde Coker Jr. of Brookhaven; herdaughters and sons-in-law, Vickie and Kenneth Goza, and Cathy andRobert Norton, all of Brookhaven; her son and daughter-in-law, theRev. Randall and Sherry Coker of Pensacola, Fla.; her sister andbrother-in-law, Delores and Hubert Greer of Wesson; her brothersand sisters-in-law, Teunnison and Johnnie Lea, T.H. and Margie Lea,Marcus and Kay Lea, Roland and Doris Lea, and Roscoe and MildredLea, all of Brookhaven; her grandchildren, Gabe Goza and wifeCarey, Ben Goza, Joey Norton, Sonny Norton, and Molly Bergstresserand her husband Tim; and many close friends and Sunday Schoolmembers.

Pallbearers were Gabe Goza, Ben Goza, Sonny Norton, Joey Norton,Kenny Goza and Robert Norton. Honorary pallbearers were TimBergstresser and the deacons of Easthaven Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Ministries or the EasthavenSanctuary Fund.