Flora Zell (Davison) Coker

Class of 1961

1961 Maroon SpotlightFlora Zell Davison
Flora Zell Davison

Band ’58-’61; Christmas Vespers ’60-’61; Annual Staff ’60-’61; Glee Club ’60-’61; Office Staff ’60-’61; Singorama ’58-’60; All School Revue ’60-’61; Junior Play ’59-’60; English Assembly ’59-’60; Band Assembly ’60-’61; Home Ec. Assembly ’60-’61; Band Ensembles ’59-’60.

Flora Zell (Davison) Coker

August 23, 1943 – November 30, 2009

Flora Zell Coker, 66, of Perry, Oklahoma, loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother died Monday, November 30, 2009 at the Perry Memorial Hospital. She was born on August 23, 1943 in Pueblo, Colorado to Clyde and Anna Brown Davison.

Flora Zell was a 1961 graduate of Perry High School. On March 10, 1961, she married Raymond Coker.

She was a member of the First Christian Church, where she played the piano for over 40 years. Flora Zell was very active in her church. She served as a Sunday school teacher, youth director, choir director and especially enjoyed assisting the church ladies with the meals for the Rotary Club.

Flora Zell and Raymond owned and operated, Coker Oil Company in Perry for over 10 years before selling the business in 1976. She also worked in the Noble County Court Clerk’s office for several years and as Youth Sports Director at the Noble County YMCA.

Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, December 3, 2009 at the First Christian Church. Rev. Martin Foster will officiate. Interment will be in the Sample Cemetery in Lucien. Services are under the direction of Brown-Dugger Funeral Home in Perry. Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church in care of Brown-Dugger Funeral Home, 1010 N. 7th Street, Perry, Oklahoma 73077.

Flora Zell is survived by her husband, Raymond Coker; one son, Rusty Coker and his wife, Cherry, of Stillwater; one daughter, Darla Frank of Perry, Oklahoma; four grandchildren, Tyson Coker and his wife, Melissa, of Perry, Oklahoma, Brance Coker of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Kylie Gallaway and her husband, Brad, of Mulhall, Oklahoma and Tyler Frank of Perry, Oklahoma; four great-grandchildren, Kaison Coker of Perry, Oklahoma, Sayler Gallaway, Brier Gallaway and Sutton Gallaway, all of Mulhall, Oklahoma; her mother, Anna Davison of Perry, Oklahoma; three brothers, Lyle Davison and his wife, Bobbie, of Stillwater, Oklahoma, Ben Davison and his wife, Sandy, of Wichita, Kansas and Sam Davison and his wife, Sandra, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; two sisters, Frances Boone and her husband, Norman, of Perry, Oklahoma and Judy Martin and her husband, Tommie, of Stillwater, Oklahoma; one sister-in-law, Janet Bales and her husband, Albert, of Morrison, Oklahoma and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins

She was preceded in death by her father, Clyde Davison, one infant brother, one infant nephew, Jay Dee Martin and one nephew, Jim Boone.