At Monarch House we are only as strong as our staff and we are proud to employ only qualified individuals who bring their own diverse knowledge and compassion to our community.

Katherine Coker

Executive Director

Katherine is originally from the Florida Panhandle and has resided in Newnan, GA since 2012. After graduating from Chipley High School, she attended Florida Panhandle Technical College, where she obtained her Certified Nursing Assistant, Patient Care Tech and then her Licensed Practical Nurse degree. Over the last 34 years Katherine has worked in Med Surg, ICU, Wound Care, Long Term Care, Personal Care and Assisted Living. Katherine’s passion has always been in Alzheimer’s and Dementia becoming personally attached to the residents and their families. Katherine has been an Assisted Living Director for the last 7 years and brings with her this experience.

Katherine personally knows what family members go through when deciding to move their loved ones out of their homes and into an Assisted Living community. Katherine’s mom has been diagnosed with Dementia, Bipolar, and Schizophrenia. After living with Katherine for 3 ½ years, the tough decision was made to move her into a community.

Apart from spending most of her time at Monarch House making sure our Residents are getting the best care possible, Katherine is in school finishing up her Registered Nurse/Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.

Vessie Hill

Resident Care Coordinator

My name is Vessie Hill and I was born in Little Rock, Arkansas and at the young age of nine my mother decided to relocate the family to Michigan. I am a mother and a caregiver. I am charismatic, energetics, and strong.

I am currently a prospective nursing student for the University of West Georgia and are well on my career path in receiving my BSN as a Registered Nurse. I also have the desire to continue my Nursing education into Nurse Administration.

I have worked in the nursing field within an Assisted Living Facility for many years as a Resident Care Manager, Caregiver as well as an Administrator in training. On top of my strengths, I’m also a Certified Dementia Practitioner, Certified Nurse Assistant, and Certified Life Coach and soon to be Author.

As a new resident here to Newnan, Georgia, I look forward to my new life of being newly engaged to my fiancé, as well as eager for continued growth, continued endeavors and the continuation of increasing the lives of others.

Dez Ross

Activities Coordinator

Dez was born in South Africa. She graduated with a degree in Communications and Organizational Management. Dez is sincere, friendly, curious, and positive! With boundless energy and a gift for encouragement, she is always looking for new and exciting ways to help our residents step out of their comfort zones and into a life of laughter and engagement.