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Sally Lou Coker
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Obituary for Sally Lou Coker

Sally Lou Coker, age 72, of Jackson, MI and formerly of Sturgis, MI passed away Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017 at the Highland Assisted Living & Memory Care in Jackson, MI.
She was born December 1, 1944 in Burr Oak, MI a daughter of the late John and Blendena (Cummings) Gest.
Sally was a graduate of Sturgis High School with the class of 1962.
On April 13, 1973 she married Steve Allen Coker. He preceded her in death June 25, 2012.
She was employed by the Sturgis Public Schools in payroll and accounting and was an active member of the First Baptist Church in Sturgis.
She enjoyed gardening and bird watching.
Surviving are 2 sons: Jason (Amy) Coker of Jackson, MI and James (Tracy) Coker of Sturgis, MI; 1 daughter: Theresa Corliss-Hey of England; 4 grandchildren: Jacob, Eric, Kaitlin, and Kylie; 2 sisters: Jocelyn Baldwin of Traverse City and Shirley (Harold) Arensdorf of Tryon, Nebraska; one brother: Lynn (Gloria) Gest of White Pigeon, MI; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son: John Corliss, 4 sisters: Jacqualyn Bower, Roberta Miller, Sandra Coker, and Donivee Gest.
The family will receive friends and relatives from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M., Friday, at the Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 807 E. Chicago Rd., Sturgis, MI 49091.
Graveside services and interment will take place at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, at the Burr Oak Cemetery with Rev. Dennis DeMott, officiating.
The family suggest memorial donations be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association, envelopes are available at the funeral home.
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes

807 E. Chicago Rd
Sturgis, MI 49091





11:00 AM
Burr Oak Cemetery

6550 Middle Colon Road
Burr Oak, MI 49030

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Burr Oak Cemetery

6550 Middle Colon Road
Burr Oak, MI 49030


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