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Vanola B. Coomer Estes, 92, Adair Co., KY native (1927-2020)

Vanola B. Coomer Estes of Louisville, KY passed away peacefully on Friday, March 6, 2020 at her residence with her family by her side. She was 92 years old.

Funeral services will be held at 11amCT on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at the Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY, with Bro. Gene Conover officiating. Burial will follow in the Fudge Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Tuesday from 4pmCT until 8pmCT at the funeral home, and will continue on Wednesday morning until time for the service.

Born May 22, 1927, in Adair County, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late Daniel Newton and Lula Alfred Turner Coomer and wife of the late Thomas Wesley "T. W." Estes, Sr.

Mrs. Estes was a member of the Trinity World Outreach Church in Louisville, KY and formerly attended the Columbia Church of God. She loved spending time and traveling with her family, attending church, reading the bible, working puzzles, quilting and crocheting.

Survivors include two daughters Carol Wray and Juanita Lee Estes (Everett Rudolph) both of Louisville, KY; five grandchildren Vanessa Wray (Ryan Combs), Gwendolyn Wray (Luke Davis), Sydney Wray, Benjamin Bault (Tammy) and Kevin L. Bault; a great grandson Braden W. Bault; a step-granddaughter Laura Scroggin (Wade); three step-great grandsons Tyler McClister, Dashawn McClister and Landon Scroggin; a brother Floyd Coomer of Palos Hills, IL and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by two children Barbara Jean Estes and Thomas Wesley Estes, Jr.; two brothers Vanus Ray Coomer and Herbert Lee Coomer and three sisters Annie Mae Petty, Dorothy Pelston and Edith Gowen.

Pallbearers will be Sydney Wray, Benjamin W. Bault, Kevin L. Bault, Shelby Polston, Terry Dabney and Luke Davis.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Vanola B. Coomer Estes, 92, Adair Co., KY native (1927-2020)

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