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 Sonya Nanette <I>Hancock</I> Coker

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Sonya Nanette Hancock Coker

  • Birth 5 Aug 1937 Okmulgee, Okmulgee County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Death 8 Dec 1998 Shawnee, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Burial Tecumseh, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Memorial ID 89196753

Abilene Reporter December 10, 1998

Sonya Nanette Hancock Coker

SHAWNEE, Okla. -- Sonya Nanette Hancock Coker, 61, sister of an Abilene resident, died Tuesday in Shawnee.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in New Hope Baptist Church with John Mixon and John Coker III officiating. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery, directed by Cooper Funeral Chapel of Tecumseh, Okla.

Mrs. Coker was born in Okmulgee, Okla., and graduated from Okmulgee High School in 1955. She married Jimmie Dale Coker in 1955 in Okmulgee, Okla., and graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University in 1960. She taught school at Dale, Altus, Mid-Del and Bethel for a total of 31 years before retiring in 1991. She played the piano at New Hope Baptist Church since 1982.

Survivors include her husband, of Shawnee; two sons, Jimmie Dale Coker Jr. of Prague, Okla., and Cary Russell Coker of Oklahoma City; one brother, Omer "Butch" Hancock of Abilene; five grandchildren; two aunts and two uncles; seven nieces and seven nephews; and many other relatives.

Memorials may be sent to Hospice of Shawnee, New Hope Baptist Church Building Fund or American Cancer Society.

Family Members


Married Jimmie Dale Coker August 20, 1955
Parents of
Jimmie Dale Coker, Jr.
May 24, 1956
Cary Russell Coker
October 16, 1959





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  • Find A Grave Memorial 89196753
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sonya Nanette Hancock Coker (5 Aug 1937–8 Dec 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 89196753, citing New Hope Cemetery, Tecumseh, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .