COKER, Julian L.
Julian L. “Buddy” Coker, age 83, of Marietta, Georgia passed away on Sunday, September 29, 2013. He was preceded in death by his wife, Josephene, in 2002 and his daughter, Connie Thomas, in 2009. He is survived by his son, Gary L. Coker of Jasper, GA; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Mr. Coker was born and raised in the Rosebud Community of Gwinnett County. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and retired from Lockheed with 43 years of service. Mr. Coker was a deacon, Sunday School teacher, and pianist at Sardis Baptist Church. He was also a member of a Gospel Quartet, The Challengers. A Service Honoring The Life of Julian L. Coker will be held Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at 3:00 PM at Center Hill Baptist Church. The body will lie in state at the Church from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM. The family will receive friends Tuesday, October 1, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Eternal Hills Memory Gardens. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, “A Family Company” Snellville Chapel 770-979-3200, has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements. Condolences may be viewed or sent to www.wagesfuneralhome.com