Services for Willard Coke, of Brookhaven, are 10 a.m. Friday,Aug. 17, at Riverwood Family Funeral Service Chapel with burial inMt. Moriah Baptist Church Cemetery in Brookhaven.
Visitation is Thursday from 6 until 9 p.m. at the funeralhome.
Mr. Coke, 82, died Aug. 14, 2007, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. He was born on Aug. 11, 1925, to Bolivar Coke Sr. and EmmaJordan Coke.
He was a lifetime member of the American Legion.
Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, FlorenceBoone Coke; and his brother, Bolivar “Bob” Coke.
Survivors are his sons, Pierce Dean Coke and Don Coke; hisdaughter, Emily Hoeniges; his brothers, Ralph Lynn Coke and CharlesCoke; his sisters, Prudence Parnell and Marguerite Allen; and hiseight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.