Nancy Sue Coker, 84, St. Joseph, passed away Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at home surrounded by her loving family.

Nancy was born June 19, 1935, in St. Joseph, to the late Henry and Eladora Williams.

She graduated from Central High School in 1953.

Nancy married Donald "Diz" Coker on April 13, 1957. They were married 58 years before his passing in 2015.

Nancy worked as a bookkeeper at Seitz Meat Packing Co, Hall Abstract & Title Co and retired from Summers Motors in June 2018.

Nancy enjoyed reading and conquering crosswords puzzles - breakfast for the brain.

Survivors include: a son, Fred Coker; daughters, Valerie Coker and Carolyn Coker, St Joseph, and Melanie Rosewell, Bedford, Texas; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one dog, Casey; and one cat, Boots.

Nancy was preceded in death by: her husband, Diz Coker; her sister, Evelyn Soethout; and her parents, Henry and Eladora Williams.

Services: 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at Heaton-Bowman-Smith & Sidenfaden Chapel.

Interment: Memorial Park Cemetery.

Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Special Olympics of Northwest Missouri or to Friends of the Animal Shelter.

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