Obituary: Clarence Monroe Coker


Clarence Monroe Coker, 93 of Floral passed away Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020.

He was born on March 9, 1927, near Rosie, Arkansas to Walter and Ora Reed Coker.

He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II and a lifetime member of the VFW and DAV.  He was a guided hunter for bears in Washington State and enjoyed all kinds of hunting and fishing.  He enjoyed landscaping, growing shrubs, and lawns.  He was a member of the Salado Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two daughters, Carolyn Weatherly and Marilyn Bohanan; one son, Clarence Coker Jr.; one brother, Junior Coker; three sisters, Helen Hayes, Virginia Mae Hawkins, and Pauletta Wilson; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife, Frances Coker of the home; three daughters, Mary Schroeder (Larry) of Quartzsite, Arizona; Joyce Hicks of Washington State and Patricia Wycoff of Kansas; one son, Robert Coker of Kansas; several grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers were Gary Goodman, Cameron Scott, Sonny Hayes, and Michael Robertson.

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