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Allie Coker

Allie "Kitty" Coker, 87, of Memphis, formerly of Savannah, died Sunday, Jan. 2.

She was born in Little Yazoo, Miss., the daughter of the late Harley Hood and Mary Martin Hood Saxton. She was united in marriage to Lawrence T. Coker, who preceded her in death.

Mrs. Coker was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Savannah and Wicklow Garden Club of Germantown, Tenn.

A graveside service was held on Tuesday, Jan. 4, at the Memory Gardens in Savannah with Mike Johnson officiating.

Mrs. Coker is survived by a daughter, Mary Lou Easter of Germantown, Tenn.; a son, Larry A. Coker of Jackson, Tenn.; five grandchildren, six great grandchildren; a sister, Dorothy Richards Saxton of Benton, Miss.; a brother, William Toombs of Benton, Miss.

She was also preceded in death by a sister, Madis Hood Richards; and a granddaughter.