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Brooks Coomer, Adair County, KY (1923-2018)

He was a Christian leader, a soldier, an outstanding teacher and school administrator, and a member of a leading Adair County, KY family. Mr. Coomer was a member of Sparksville Baptist Church, serving in a number of roles and positions. He was a US Army Veteran of World War II, a Life Member of V.F.W. Post 6097 and a retired educator in Adair County, KY, after 35 years. He will be remembered best as Principal of Adair County High School for 12 years, from 1957-1969
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Brooks Coomer, 95, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Friday, April 20, 2018 at 12:58pmCT at the University Hospital in Louisville, KY.

Funeral service will be Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 2pmCT, at Sparksville Baptist Church, 9401 Burkesville Road, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Darrell Landis officiating. Burial in Sparksville Baptist Church Cemetery with full military honors presented by V.F.W. Post 6097. Visitation will be after 4:30pmCT Monday, April 23, 2018, and Tuesday from 6am-11amCT at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, and after 12pmNoonCTm Tuesday at the church.


Brooks Coomer, Adair County, KY (1923-2018)

He was born February 24, 1923, in Adair County, KY. He was the son of the late Cager and Sally Yarberry Coomer. He died Friday, April 20, 2018, in Louisville, Jefferson County, KY, at the age of 95 years, one month, and 27 days.

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, KY; Becky Mayfield of Columbus, IN, and Doug Coomer of Mt. Washington, KY

  • A special great-niece and caregiver: Melissa Franklin of Columbia, KY

  • And several other relatives and friends
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Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, is in charge of arrangements.


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