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Jimmy Dale Coomer, 57, dies after long battle with cancer

He was a 42 year member of the Big Creek Missionary Baptist Church, a well known farmer and 27-year Adair County School bus driver
Jimmy Dale Coomer, 57, of Adair Co., KY, died Monday, April 24, 2006 after a long battle with cancer.

The funeral service will Thursday, April 27, at 11:00 a.m., at Big Creek Missionary Baptist Church, with Bro. Jerry Weedman, Bro. Albert Stanton, and Bro. Rocky Morrison officiating. Burial will be in Coomer Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 25, at Grissom Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY.

Mr. Coomer was a member of the Big Creek Missionary Baptist Church for 42 years.

He was a farmer, and he had retired from Adair County School District, after 27 years as a bus driver.

He was the son of the late Lawrence and Evelyn Coomer.

He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Judy Ann Compton Coomer of Adair County, and the following:
  • Two daughters: Norma Jean and husband Kevin Hoskins, Louisville, KY; and Melissa and her husband Tony Bragg of Adair County

  • One son: Chris and wife Amberee Coomer of Columbia, KY

  • Eight grandchildren: Derek, Kyle, and Dylan Hoskins; Sara and Ashley Bragg; and Brooklyn, Braxton, and Brayton Coomer

  • One brother: Danny and wife Martha Coomer, Cave City, KY

  • One sister: Judy and her husband Randall Richard, Gradyville, KY

  • Three brothers-in-law: Eddie and wife Betty Jo Compton, Bobby and wife Peggy Compton, and Danny and wife Ann Compton

  • Three sisters-in-law: Helen and husband Dawson Keltner, Treva, whose husband was the late Harold Compton; and Frances, whose husband was the late Jimmy Compton

  • And several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and friends.
In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to Big Creek Church Building Fund and may be left at the funeral home.

Grissom Funeral home is in charge of arrangements.

This obituary was made possible through the support of Grissom Funeral Home, established in 1926, located one block off the square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia. To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone 270-384-2149, or
E-mail: grissomfuneralhome@alltel.net

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REMEMBERING: Jimmy Dale Coomer



2006-04-26 - Columbia, KY - Photo family collection. Jimmy Dale Coomer, 57, a beloved Adair Countian of the Gradyville community, died Monday, April 24, 2006, after a long battle with cancer. His wife of 38 years, Judy Ann Compton Coomer, survives. Hundreds of people will remember him as the Adair County school bus driver with the wonderful, reassuring smile. The funeral service will be Thursday, April 27, 2006, at Big Creek Missionary Baptist Church, where he had been a faithful member for 42 years. He will be deeply missed by all those who knew him.
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