Mr. Emmett Leroy "Baby" Coker III

May 4, 1949May 13, 2012

Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday May 17, 2012 at Hickory Grove Baptist Church, Lumberton for Mr. Emmett Leroy "Baby" Coker, III, 63, of Lumberton, Mississippi who died Sunday May 13, 2012 in Forrest General Hospital, Hattiesburg. Brother Tommy Jones will officiate at the service. Burial will follow in the Lumberton City Cemetery.

Mr. Coker is preceded in death by his mother, Elsie Louise "Tootsie" Hester Coker.

Affectionatley known as "The Rambling Man" to all of his truck driving buddies; he was an avid Waylon Jennings fan and was retired from Joe Miles Lumber Company.

Survivors include his wife; Vicki Williams Coker; two sons, Emmett "Scooter" Coker, IV and Benjamin Ray Hartfield; his father, Emmett "Big Emmett" Coker, Jr.; and eleven grandchildren.

Visitation will be 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Wednesday May 16, 2012 at Hickory Grove Baptist Church, 39 Hickory Grove Church Road, Lumberton, Mississippi 39455.

Online condolence may be given at .

White Funeral Home, Lumberton (601) 796-2781.


  • Visitation Wednesday, May 16, 2012
  • Funeral Ceremony Thursday, May 17, 2012

Mr. Emmett Leroy "Baby" Coker III

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Linda Walters

May 16, 2012

Sorry for ya'll loss.Praying for eveyone.Linda&Donald walters

Gene Johnson

May 16, 2012

Our loss is Heavens gain. Rest in Peace Dear Friend

Hiram Stewart

May 16, 2012

Please accept my heartfelt sympathies for your loss. I remember the gentle spirit and helpful nature of Emmett, and will always remember him as friend growing up that I could always count on in time of need. May you find peace and comfort in knowing that his loss is felt by all who knew and loved him.

With Deepest Sympathy,

Brenda Walters,Newsome

May 16, 2012

He was truly one of a kind,he will b missed dearly.Ramble on Baby


May 16, 2012

I love you r my best friend n I miss u so much!!!!

Matt and Lea Ann Ulmer

May 16, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with you.. Please call if you need anything..

Bernard Hufft

May 15, 2012

So sorry for you loss. Prayers for you and your family Scooter...

Sherry Broome

May 15, 2012

My thoughts and prayers are with you . He was loved and will be missed. Scooter if there is anything we can do let us know. We love yall

Angela Kee

May 15, 2012

Baby was like family to me! He & my Dad were the best of friends my entire life! Scooter & I grew up together and Baby & Vicki were my neighbors for many years! I loved him like a dad! I am so sorry for you all! I pray that you find peace and know that he is in a better place more pain or suffering! May God Bless you all!

Marcia and Howard Gray

May 15, 2012

Scooter, Vicki, and Big Emmett my thoughts and prayers are with you through this sad time. Babe was one of a kind and will be missed by many. Love you all.