Louise Coker

Passed away on May 4, 2012

Louise Andrews Coker was born in Fountain Inn, S.C., on August 23, 1914, and passed away at her home on Friday, May 4 at the age of 97. She was the daughter of the late David Thornburg Andrews and Pearl Armstrong Andrews. Mrs. Coker attended Fountain Inn High School and Limestone College before marrying the late J. Edwin Coker. In 1944, Mr. and Mrs. Coker moved to Atlanta with their son, the late David Lee Coker. She was a devoted homemaker who designed and sewed costumes for the Atlanta Figure Skating Club and was a freelance caterer. Mrs. Coker served as president of the South Carolina Club of Atlanta and was a member of the Skylarks Travel Club. She was a faithful member of the Second Ponce de Leon Baptist Church where she served as president of the Pioneer-Fidelius Sunday School Class. Mrs. Coker is predeceased by her husband, Edwin, her son, David, and her four siblings, Mildred Andrews Bullard, George Thomas Andrews, David Thornburn Andrews Jr., and Kenneth Theodore Andrews. She is survived by her daughter-in-law Beverly Butler (David) Coker; two grandchildren, Barrett Coker (Edward) Krise and David Lee (Cecilie) Coker, Jr.; great grandchildren, Tobias Zwick Coker and Helena Zwick Coker; nieces Camille Diane (Gary) Humphries, Carol Lynn Durham, Sarah Andrews (Paul) Rook, Ann Coker (Thomas) Mondok, Sara Virginia (Steve) Grayson; nephews George Thomas Andrews, Jr. and Robert S. (Virginia) Coker, and her devoted companion Ghislaine Mukesharugo. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorial contributions to Second Ponce de Leon Baptist Church or the organization of your choice.


  • Memorial Service Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Louise Coker

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May 8, 2012

Please accept my sincere condolonces at this time. God's word promises peace (John 14:27) and we know, that we can trust. Allow Him to guide and direct you now and He will help you all endure.

The Filreis family

May 7, 2012

We were blessed that Louise was a part of our life. She was an amazing lady, a wonderful neighbor and we will cherish the memories that we all have of the many happy times that we spent together. May G-d give you strength during this difficult time. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

May 7, 2012

I am so sorry for your lost. May you and your family rely on God in this time if grief.

P Sharpe ( Isaiah 12:2 )

May 7, 2012

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Linda Kuryloski

May 6, 2012

Louise's grace, dignity and humor have created many memories which I will cherish dearly. It has been my privilege and honor to work for and interact with her over the past 12 years. I will miss her very much.............

Becky and Peter McElroy

May 6, 2012

We feel very lucky to have met and gotten to know Louise. She was a wonderful, spirited, and amazing woman who was so much fun to be with. We will miss her tremendously,

Toby Holtzman

May 6, 2012

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.