Burnie S. Coker

Funeral services for Burnie S. Coker will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, April 22, 2022, at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden, La. with Bro. Brett Cook officiating. Interment will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Plain Dealing, La. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. Thursday, April 21, 2022, at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden.

Burnie was born August 17, 1935 in Plain Dealing, Louisiana and entered rest April 18, 2022 in Minden, Louisiana. Burnie graduated Valedictorian of her class at Rocky Mount High School and retired as church secretary at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Minden. She loved her family, sports, Skipbo and Scrabble, gospel music and her RV in Minden. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis Ray Coker, Sr.; parents, Curley and Gurthie Smith; son-in-law, Ronnie Holliday; sisters, Mary Ellen Edwards and husband Roy, Helen Horton and husband Buddy; baby Christina Smith; and her sister-in-law, Betty Smith.

She is survived by her sons, Lewis Ray Coker, Jr. and Ronnie Coker (Kelly) of Bossier City; daughters, Mickey Hamilton (Joe) of Benton, Vickey Holliday and Penny Morgan (Danny) of Minden; grandchildren, Johnathon (Paige), Ali, Joey (Taylor), Christy (John), Jami, Peyton (Peyton), Nate, Abby, and Hunter; great-grandchildren, Zoi, Baylee, Bo, Luke, Morgan, Madelyn, Emerson, Ashton, Kameron and Liam; brother, Kenneth Smith of Bossier City; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. 

Grandsons will be pallbearers.

The family extends a special thanks to Professional Home Health, Minden HomeCare, and Dr. Sanjay Shah and staff.

Donations may be made in memory of Burnie to “Win the Day Foundation,” 1743 Suite D Swan Lake Road, Bossier City, La 71111.

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