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Bonita Lee Comer, 55, Russell County, KY (1961-2017)

She was a former teacher and caretaker. She was a native of Cincinnati, Ohio, and a resident of Jamestown, Russell County, KY, at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late Coy Lee & Mary Magaret Hendricks Godbey. Her husband, Kelly D. Comer, survives. She leaves one direct living descendant, her son, Coy Edward, Cincinnati, Ohio.
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Bonita Lee Comer, 55, of Jamestown, died Monday April 24, 2017 at her home.

Funeral service for Bonita Lee Comer will be 9amCT. Thursday, April 27, 2017 at the Russell Springs Christian Church, 315 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Chris Peters and Bro. Tony Stephens officiating. Visitation will be 5pm-8pmCT, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at the church and after 8amCT, Thursday. Interment will be in the Willow Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers: Kenneth Littrell, Tom Littrell, Eric Littrell, Greg Littrell, Joseph Phillips, Kameron Phillips, and Herman Phillips.

Bonita Lee Comer, 55, Russell County, KY (1961-2017)

She was born December 6, 1961 in Cincinnati, Ohio. She was the daughter of the late Coy Lee & Mary Magaret Hendricks Godbey. She died Monday, April 24, 2017, in Jamestown, Russell County, KY, at the age of 55 years, four months, and 18 days.

She was a former teacher and caretaker.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her father-in-law, Walter I. Comer; step father-in-law, Edward R. Thies; sister-in-law, Susan M. Bruce; brother-in-law, Thomas Littrell, four uncles & five aunts.

Survivors include:
  • Her husband: Kelly D. Comer, Jamestown, KY

  • Son: Coy Edward (Ricki Michelle) Comer, Cincinnati, Ohio

  • Brother: Greg (Casey) Godbey, Ollala, WA

  • Two sisters: Vanessa Joy Littrell, Colorado Springs, CO; and Celestie Kay (Herman) Phillips, Hebron, Ohio

  • Mother-in-law: Sueann Thies, Cincinnati, Ohio

  • Three aunts: Mary Stephens Lee, Warsaw, KY; Charlotte Irwin, Union, KY; and Macie Raney, Liberty, KY

  • Two uncles: Edward Godbey, Fairfield, Ohio; and Harold J. Godbey, Liberty, KY
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The family requests memorials be made to Hospice of Lake Cumberland. These can be made at the church. Bernard Funeral Home in Russell Springs in charge of arrangements.

Bernard Funeral Home, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

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Bonita Lee Comer, 55, Russell County, KY (1961-2017)

2017-04-24 - 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY - Photo from Bernard Funeral Home.

Bonita Lee Comer, 55, Russell County, KY (1961-2017)

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