Carolyn Teresa Coker, age 60 of Chatsworth, passed away at 5:20 a.m. Wednesday, May 5th 2021 in CHI Memorial. Teresa was a loving mother, a pillar of the community, and compassionate friend to many.
She was preceded in death by her son, Terry Dewayne Coker; parents Opal & Lee Yarborough; in-laws Odell & Frances Coker; special cousins Freddy Melville and Red Tedmore; great-grandparents Harper & Nelly Yarborough and great-granny Kathleen Rackly; and special pets Pepper, Casper, Scarlett & Nookie, Ranger & Inky.
She is survived by her husband of 41 years, Clifford Odell Coker; son Steven Daniel Coker; and special daughter Tammy Marie Miller. Also surviving are sisters Wendy Grant and Candace Goff of Chattanooga and Judy Morrison of Ringgold; brother Steven Yarborough of Ringgold; special nieces and nephew Haley Grant and Heather Grant of Myrtle Beach, SC, Tyler Goff of Chattanooga, and Louise McGill of Chatsworth. Other survivors include special friends Sheila & Sammy Cagle, the Georgia Rhythm Band, special mother, Nevada Cofer; and all her friends from the Pumpkin Patch.
Funeral services to celebrate the life of Teresa Coker will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 8, 2021 from the chapel of Jones Funeral Home in Chatsworth. Burial will follow in Maranatha Cemetery.
Masks are highly recommended. No food or drinks inside the funeral home are allowed.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in memory of Teresa Coker to The Kidney Foundation-Chattanooga 2300 E 3rd St B, Chattanooga, TN 37404
The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, May 7, 2021. Jones Funeral Home, 215 W. Walnut Street, Chatsworth, GA 30705 is in charge of arrangements.
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