Striffler-Hamby Mortuary - LaGrange

1010 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, GA


Eloise Coker

July 31, 1953July 25, 2020

Eloise Sadler Coker, aged 66, passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2020, in LaGrange, GA. Eloise was the daughter of the late Mark and Mary Lucy Allen Sadler. She was born on July 31, 1953, in Concord, FL, and was baptized at Concordia Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband of forty years, Stephen Paul Coker, of LaGrange, GA; two daughters, Stephanie (Jerison) Speer of Columbus, GA, and Jennifer (Jason) Hudgins of LaGrange, GA; three grandchildren, Maggie and James Speer of Columbus, GA, and Joseph Hudgins of LaGrange, GA. She is also survived by seven siblings, Gail Swicord of Tallahassee, FL, Ted Sadler of Concord, FL, Louise Jones of Tallahassee, FL, Jo Ann Spack of Concord, FL, Helen Varnedore of Thomasville, GA, Sandra Childress of Ft. Myers, FL, and Rickey Sadler of Concord, FL.

A private graveside service will be held in Meadoway Gardens, LaGrange, GA.

Those wishing to share a condolence or remembrance with the family may do so by visiting www.shlagrange.com.

Arrangements are by Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 1010 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, GA


  • Stephen Paul Coker, Husband of 40 years
  • Stephanie & Jerison Speer, Daughter and Son-in-law
  • Jennifer & Jason Hudgins, Daughter and Son-in-law
  • Maggie Speer, Grandchild
  • James Speer, Grandchild
  • Joseph Hudgins, Grandchild
  • Gail Swicord, Sister
  • Ted Sadler, Brother
  • Louise Jones, Sister
  • Jo Ann Spack, Sister
  • Helen Varnedore, Sister
  • Sandra Childress, Sister
  • Rickey Sadler, Brother

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Eloise Coker

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Sandy Childress

July 30, 2020

Praying you will be comforted with precious memories, that you will feel God's presence, comfort, and grace all around you, and in time, your hearts will know the peace, comfort, and hope that it needs to heal. Sending you love, wishing you peace, and lifting you up in prayer.
With heartfelt sympathy,
Sandy Sadler Childress

Sandy Childress

July 30, 2020

In 2004, Eloise had a vision of creating a Sadler Family memory book in precious memory of our Daddy and Mama as a special tribute to our family. What started out as a seed grew into a beautiful flower garden. Her dedication and commitment to seeing this project to completion were exceptional. The remarkable effort she put forth in defining the content and obtaining the information showed through in each and every page of the book. It took over six months to complete the work of gathering information, writing, compiling, and proof-reading to achieve the major accomplishment of the final version. And, then she embarked upon other projects including Sadler/Strickland Family History, Allen/Pollock Family History, Shutterfly memory books for her sisters and brothers, Havana High School history, and her most recent 100 Year Project. Eloise had the courage to embark upon this path and see it to the end withstanding all the roadblocks along the way. Her love for family and faith in Jesus led her along the way and provided her strength to keep going until the journey was complete. The memory books were a work of love from beginning to end and will be a lasting tribute for all to cherish. And knowing Eloise, she is interviewing family ancestors and using the super computer in Heaven to continue her search for missing information and unanswered questions so she can fill in the blanks. Maybe she will find the connection to confirm that our Sadler Family is direct descendants of the James Sadler Teapot Company of England. On behalf of all our family members, immediate and extended, we are grateful for the cherished memories Eloise has given to our families. She will always be loved and in our hearts forever.
Sandy Sadler Childress

Angie Hamil

July 30, 2020

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the girls during your loss. Eloise was a very kind and thoughtful person . We enjoyed taking care of her in the office.

Dr Teaver, Teresa, Zoe and Angie

H J Thomas

July 29, 2020

So sad to learn of this. I remember Stephanie, Jennifer as we carried them to school, and Steve as a loving father, and Eloise as a very caring person. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

H J Thomas, Jr.


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