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Columbus Arthur Coker, 97, of Florence, passed away May 16, 2023, at Lauderdale Christian Nursing Facility. He was a carpenter at TVA, a member of the Carpenters Union, a former board member and founder of Lauderdale Christian Nursing Facility & North Alabama Christian Children’s Home, a Cattlemen member for 60+ years, and a World War II Veteran of the United States Navy. Survivors include: Son: Arthur Thomas “Tommy” Coker Daughter: Nancy Coker Dickerson (Otis) Grandchildren: Dr. Adam Dickerson(Jennifer), Molly Dickerson & Aron Dickerson Great grandchildren: Braxton & Sydney Dickerson Preceded in death by: Parents: Arthur Steven Coker & Maude Williams Coker Wife: Dartha Bevis Coker Son: Harold Steven Coker Brothers: Jim Coker(Tamsie), Lee Coker(Eula), Paul Coker(Lois) & A.D. Coker Sisters: Lenice Coker Danley(Lonzo), Beatrice Coker Holden(Arthur) & Nell Coker Burgess(William) Visitation with the family will be on Friday, May 19, 2023, from 5:00 – 8:00pm at Greenhill Funeral Home. The funeral service will be Saturday, May 20, at 11:00am, at Shiloh Church of Christ, with Alvin Alston & Tommy Goldman officiating. The body will lie in state at the church from 10:00 – 11:00am before the service. Burial will follow at Shiloh Cemetery with full military honors at graveside. Pallbearers will be: Aron Dickerson, Braxton Dickerson, Dr. Adam Dickerson, Joey Bogus, Caleb Gray & Daniel Burns. Honorary pallbearers will be: T.C. Dawson, Kenneth May, Mike Bevis, Mike Coker, Steven Simpson, Everett Chandler, Thomas Wallace, Wayne Hines, Rex Coker, Wade Coker & Mickey Coker. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the North Alabama Christian Children’s Home.
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5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, May 19, 2023
Greenhill Funeral Home
8450 Hwy. 43
Florence, Alabama, United States

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Saturday, May 20, 2023
Shiloh Church of Christ
2605 CR 344
Florence, Alabama, United States


Shiloh Cemetery
2605 CR 344
Killen, Alabama, United States
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