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Margaret Cook Coomes, 79, Taylor County, KY (1941-2020)

Margaret Coomes, died at 12:20 P.M., Friday, January 17, 2020 in Elizabethtown. Age: 79 Memorial services will be 4-6pmCT/5-7pmET Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home with Memorial Service to follows by Dr. Joel Patton.

She was the daughter of the late Herbert Cook and Nettie VanArsdale Cook, born January 15, 1941 in Green County, Kentucky. She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Campbellsville Christian Church.

Margaret was a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville after forty-six years of service. She was an avid journal writer and animal lover, especially hummingbirds. She also enjoyed horseback riding and gardening.

She united in marriage to Donnie Glenn Coomes July 26, 1958 and he preceded her in death January 29, 2011.

Margaret is survived by one son, Ronald G. Coomes and companion, Denise Browning of Campbellsville; one son-in-law, Ronnie Durham of Campbellsville; four grandchildren: Jonathan Durham Parker and husband, Wesley of Campbellsville, Stephanie Ashby and husband, Kevin of Alvaton, Phillip Coomes and Morgan Ashleigh of Fairhope, Alabama; four great-grandchildren: Caitlyn Nichole Bayles and husband, Seth of Bowling Green, Chloe Brianne Graham of Franklin, Karsyn Elise Ashby and Kerrigan Ashby of Alvaton; brother-in-law and special friend, Walter Coomes of Florida and many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Millinda Jo Durham August 18, 2017 and two brothers, Bobby Cook and Billy Cook.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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