Volume 52, Number 40

twelve pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, October 1, 2015


Tony William Koger
January 14, 1953 - April 12, 2012

PALL MALL--Tony William Koger, better known as Bill, 59 of Chanute Rd., Pall Mall passed Thursday, April 12, 2012 at his residence. He was born January 14, 1953 in Overton Co. to the late J.T. and Effie Ordean Williams Koger.
Mr. Koger lived most of his life in Pickett County and was a member of the Maupin United Methodist Church, a member of Byrdstown Masonic Lodge #496 and a sawmill employee.
Other than his parents he is preceded in death by his son, Leigh Koger.
Survivors include his wife, Melinda Rich Koger; two daughters, Toni Daniels & husband Michael and Billie Williams & husband Wade, all of Pall Mall; two sisters, Trudy Feazell of Pall Mall; and Janie Warriner of Albany, KY; brother, Tommy Koger, Albany, KY; mother-in-law, Sue Rich, Pall Mall; six grandchildren, Sadie Taylor, Caleb, Harley and Lexi Williams, Tucker and Penelope Daniels.
Funeral services were held Saturday, April 14, 2012 at Maupin United Methodist Church with Bro. Rodney Koger officiating and burial at Williams Chapel Cemetery. Pallbearers included Jimmy and Chris Feazell, Jacob and Sam Cummings, Brandon Koger, Michael and Bill Warriner. Honorary pallbearers were Mike Worley and Kord Blackmon. Special care provided by Brown Funeral Chapel.


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