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About Us

Coker Insurance is a family owned business with a solid reputation for providing insurance protection at an affordable value with excellent service.  We are committed to maintaining the highest standards of integrity and professionalism in our relationship with you, our client.  We will provide the highest quality information, services and products to help you reach your goals and financial stability at your time of loss.

Our History

In the late 1940's, the dream of two men in Walnut Ridge was to open an Insurance and Real Estate office.  D. Leonard Lingo, a well known attorney (Ponder & Lingo, Attorneys) and Robert H. Smith, Sr., a farmer and banker, open doors of the Lawrence Insurance Agency in 1948.

Lawrence Insurance Agency, Inc. had its beginnings & shared offices with Ponder & Lingo Law Office in Walnut Ridge.  Later, we moved into a portion of the First National Bank on Main Street, where it remained for many years.

As the agency grew, they moved to another location within a few blocks of the original location.  As the years progressed, the second generation of family joined the agency.  In 1968, Ted Coker took over as manager of the Insurance and Real Estate.

Third generation family member David Coker, joined the agency in 1981.  Again, as the agency grew more space was needed and in 1986 we moved to our current location at 124 W. Main Street in Walnut Ridge.

In 2000 with the purchase of the Jim Watson Insurance we expanded into Paragould.    Expansion into Pocahontas when Singley Insurance was acquired in 2003.  Both names were changed to Coker Insurance, Inc.

We have over 131 years of combined service from the agents serving our customers. 

Our Specialties

 We have many carriers for providing the very best coverage at an affordable price.  We write auto, home, life, business and commercial auto insurance. 

Our agency was founded in 1948 and represents several of the insurance industry's premier companies, including: Allstate, CNA, Travelers, Employers Mutual, Progressive, Cameron, Farmers Union Mutual, Columbia Insurance, Foremost, United Fire, Agents Mutual, American Modern Insurance Group, Imperial Fire and Casualty, Stonetrust, First Comp, American Underwriters and Farmers Union Co-Operative of Nebraska.

Services include free quotes, consultation, payment plans, friendly and casual atmosphere. With over one hundred years of combined experience, our dedicated team is ready to assist you every step of the way.

Remember our saying "Perfect Insurance for an Imperfect World".

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