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Brooks Coomer

February 24, 1923 ~ April 20, 2018 (age 95)

Brooks Coomer, 95, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Friday, April 20, 2018 at 12:58 P.M. at the University Hospital in Louisville.

He was born February 24, 1923, in Adair County, to the late Cager and Sally Yarberry Coomer.  Mr. Coomer was a member of Sparksville Baptist Church, serving in a number of roles and positions, a US Army Veteran of World War II, a Life Member of V.F.W. Post 6097 and a retired educator in Adair County after 35 years.  He will be remembered best as Principal of Adair County High School from 1957-1969.

Survivors include:

Nieces and nephews – Patsy Wilson, Carol Johnson and Dwight Coomer all of Columbia, Becky Mayfield of Columbus, Indiana, Doug Coomer of Mt. Washington

A special great-niece and caregiver – Melissa Franklin of Columbia

Several other relatives and friends

Funeral service – Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at Sparksville Baptist Church with Bro. Darrell Landis officiating

Burial in Sparksville Baptist Church Cemetery with full military honors presented by V.F.W. Post 6097

Visitation after 4:30 P.M. Monday and Tuesday from 6:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home and after 12 Noon Tuesday at the church

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

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