Ms. Coker, May 2012, rehearsing songs with her kids. Photo by Sue Cockrell with the Davis Enterprise

Jan Coker taught in the Davis elementary schools for 26 years until she retired in 2012. As a teacher she was known for teaching songs to her class and taking them to perform for elderly residents once a month. For this tradition she was awarded the Harmony in Our Lives Award in 2007.


Hudson, Jeff; 2007 Oct. 15, "Adding harmony to all their lives: Elementary teacher selected for annual honor," Davis Enterprise.

Ternus-Bellamy, Anne; 2012 May 24, 'Swan song: Don't stop the music,' Davis Enterprise, pg. A1. Retrieved 25 Jan. 2013.