The Obituary for Mrs. Wanda Gail Coker (Tallapoosa County)


Memorial Service for Mrs. Wanda Gail Coker, 67, of New Site, will be Friday, January 8, 2021 at 6:00 pm at the Rocky Creek Baptist Church. Dr. Josh Sammons and Rev. Ricky Culp will officiate.

Mrs. Coker passed away on Monday, January 4, 2021 at Flowers Hospital in Dothan. She was born on October 16, 1953 in Alexander City, Alabama to Wilburn Owen Tidwell and Iva Lorene Blanks Tidwell. She was an active member of Rocky Creek Baptist Church and often sang special music in the services. Wanda enjoyed crafting and anything artsy. She was a talented decorator and was the decorator for Children’s Harbor every Christmas. She was the facilities coordinator at Children’s Harbor. Wanda was a very loving and caring person and much love and care was given to her beloved grandchildren as well as all the church children.

She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Roger Dale Coker of New Site; daughters, Robin Coker Adair (John) of Alexander City and Rachel Coker Whiteard (Cole) of New Site; grandchildren, Connor Adair, Camden Adair, Hudson Whiteard, and Lola Grace Whiteard.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, James Baron Tidwell.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to Children’s Harbor One Our Children’s Highway Alexander City, AL 35010 or to Rocky Creek Baptist Church 7779 Sanford Road Alexander City, AL 35010.

The wearing of face coverings is required for those attending the service.

Radney Funeral Home of Alexander City, AL is directing.