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John Frank Coakley
March 13, 1942 ~ July 26, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old
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John Frank Coakley, 81, of Dermott, AR passed away on July 26, 2023 at his home in Dermott, Arkansas. John was born on March 13, 1942 to Clarence and Wonnie Lee Brooks in Jerome, Arkansas. He was married to the late Vadine Wright. He is survived by nine children, James Coakley of Los Angeles, CA, Dewanda Coakley of Richmond, TX, Lillian Coakley of Richmond, TX, Clarence Coakley (Wanda) of Richmond, TX, Yvonne Moore (Edward) of Dermott, AR, Elizabeth Coakley of Dermott, AR, Charlotte Coakley of Dermott, AR, Jonathan Coakley of Dermott, AR, and Tina Coakley of Spring, TX; twenty-seven grandchildren; thirty-two great-grandchildren; and his mother, Wonnie Lee Brooks of Monticello, AR. He is preceded in death by one son, David Coakley. Visitation will be held on Saturday, August 5, 2023, from 11am to 11:45am at Tabernacle Baptist Church in Dermott, AR. Funeral services will be on Saturday August 5, 2023 at Tabernacle Baptist Church with Rev. Alfonso Madden officiating. Burial will take place at Mungen Cemetery in Jerome Arkansas.