Thursday, December 24, 2009

Junior Coker, 84, of Monett, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 17, 2009, at Cox-Monett Hospital.

He was born on Jan. 13, 1925, in Verona, the son of Elijah and Ethel (Anderson) Coker. he was married to Vera Wormington on Aug. 4, 1973, in Cassville.

He was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church in Monett and was retired from Jumping-Jacks Shoe Co.

Survivors include: his wife; one son, Norman Coker, of St. Louis; one stepson, Bruce Chandler, of Monett; one daughter, Cheryl robinson, of Texas; one stepdaughter, angela Madero, of Golden; one sister, Betty Headding, of Fresno, Calif; 10 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral Services were held Tuesday at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett with Rev. Jimmy Copley officiating. Burial was at Monett I.O.O.F. Cemetery.