Lester Carl Coram

Lester Carl Coram

Monday, September 27th, 1926 - Friday, July 31st, 2020
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Lester Carl Coram-age 93, two months shy of 94 of Knoxville passed away Friday afternoon, July 31, 2020 at his home. He was a member of Emory Valley Baptist Church and a retired employee of Roden Electric with 45 years of service. Born September 27, 1926 the son of the late Houk and Dora Chesney Coram; also preceded in death by brothers, Edgar, Sanders and Arte Coram; sisters, Virginia Cate and Alice McCoy. First wife, Darlene Bailey Coram.

Survivors: wife, Joyce Crocker Coram; son, Carlton Coram and daughter-in-law, Janie; brother, Ralph Corum and sister-in-law, Faye; brother-in-law, Darren Waddell and wife, Christy; sister-in-law, Judy Bailey; brother-in-law, Neil McCoy. Several nieces, nephews and cousins. The family would like to express a special thank you to U. T. Hospice for their loving care.

Due to Covid-19 concerns, the family is planning a graveside service, 1 P.M. Monday, August 3, 2020, Corum Cemetery, Luttrell, Rev. Richard Nicley officiating with music by Rev. Richard and Linda Nicley. Family and friends will meet at the funeral home by 12 Noon Monday to travel in the funeral procession. Pallbearers: Tim Corum, Jesse Warren, Claude Hindman, Chris Stafford, Larry Jones, Roy Strevel. Honorary Pallbearers: Ace Carroll, Bob Sharp, Fred West, Everett Weaver. The family may be contacted at the family home. Arrangements by Cooke-Campbell Mortuary, Maynardville.
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  • Service

    Monday, August 3rd, 2020 | 1:00pm
    Monday, August 3rd, 2020 1:00pm
    Corum Cemetery
    Highway 370
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    Family and friends will meet at the mortuary by 12 Noon Monday, August 3, 2020 to travel in the funeral procession.
    Rev. Richard Nicley
  • Interment

    Corum Cemetery
    Highway 370
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Mayor Gary D. Chandler(City of Plainview)

Posted at 07:19am
I was saddened to learn of the passing of Mr. Coram. The family is in my thoughts and prayers. Mayor Gary D. Chandler(City of Plainview)

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Posted at 01:24pm
With loving memories of "Lester Carl Coram" from Aileen Noland, Gary and Barbara, Vicky, Brenda and Mike, Ginny
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Frank Ragsdale

Posted at 09:24am
My wife Kathy and I worked with Carl at Roden Electric back in the mid to late 1970's. Carl was one of the nicest people we
had ever met and he still was the last time I saw him. Our prayers are with his family and friends.

Debra Mahan

Posted at 07:55pm
Great memories of Carl and my dad (Roy Corum sr.) at New Friendship baptist church many years ago. On homecoming day singing and rejoicing together.

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