September 15, 1948 - September 28, 2019
Patricia Carol (Wright) Coker, 71, of Murphy, Texas, left us Saturday, September 28, 2019, with her family at her side in the comfort of her home after a battle with cancer.
Pat was born on September 15, 1948 in Orange, Texas to Wiley Chester and Sally Ann Wright. She graduated from West Orange High School in 1966 and then attended nursing school at Orange Memorial Hospital where she became an LVN. She then married Eldon ‘Butch’ Coker and had two children, Brett Coker and Vanessa Howard.
Pat was a wonderful mother, wife, and nurse. She pursued many aspects of nursing: glaucoma surgical assistant, Mohs surgery, LASIK, and pediatrics. Her interests included gardening, volunteering with Equest, and her cat, Sonny. Pat was dedicated to maintaining close relationships with long time friends and co-workers.
Pat is survived by her two children, Vanessa Howard and Brett Coker; and their two spouses Ara Howard and Lesa Coker; two grandchildren, Clay and Cade Coker; her husband, Eldon Coker; her sisters, Sue Ellen Fisher and Dena Painter; and her step-mother, Jeanne Wright.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm in the Brooks Family Chapel of the North Dallas Funeral Home, 2710 Valley View Lane, Farmers Branch, Texas 75234.
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