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Shirley Marlene Coomer, 84, Burkesville, KY (1936-2021)

Shirley Marlene Coomer of Burkesville passed away on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at her home. She was 84 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 2:30pmET on Friday, June 4, 2021, at Tippecanoe Memory Gardens in West Lafayette, IN, with entombment to follow.

Visitation will be on Friday, June 4, from 2pmET until the service time at 2:30pmET at Tippecanoe Memory Gardens.

Shirley was born on December 22, 1936 in Michigan City, IN to the late Daniel Frank McKee and Gladys Helen (Johnson) McKee. Shirley was married to Phillip Allen Coomer on December 31, 1955 in her parents home. They celebrated 62 years of marriage until Phillip's death on August 05, 2018. She worked at Home Hospital in Lafayette, IN as a nurse aide and also did private care for the elderly in their homes. In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by one daughter, Sherry Lynn Coomer and her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Emma and Andy Coomer.

Survivors Include:
  • One Daughter- Tina Marlene Godbey of Burkesville, KY
  • One Sister- Beverly Ruckel of New Albany, IN
  • Two Grandsons- Cory Renfrow of Delphi, IN and Joshua Godbey of Lafayette, IN
  • One Granddaughter- Jennifer Merritt of Bartlett, TN
  • Three Great Grandchildren- Ashlynn (Renfrow) Wilcox, Jordan Trayner, and Hayden Godbey
  • Three great great grandchildren
  • A host of other relatives and friends
Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Shirley Marlene Coomer, 84, Burkesville, KY (1936-2021)

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