Ruby I. Coomer
Ruby I. Coomer, 83, of Springfield, died at 10:05 a.m. on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at St. John’s Hospice. She was born May 5, 1931 in Austin, KY to John Simon and Alice L. Smith Hale. She married Ewing Taylor Coomer on December 28, 1953 and he preceded her in death on March 31, 2000. She is also preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Tommy, Robert and Lloyd Hale and one sister, Goldie Blake.
Survivors include one daughter, Gina Coomer of Springfield; one son, Barry (Doris) Coomer of Springfield; two grandchildren, Barry (Laura) Coomer, Jr. and LeAnn (Tom) Kelley; two great-grandchildren, Breann and Angel; one sister, Queensuce Jackson of Glasgow, KY and several nieces, nephews and cousins including Connie Steele.
Ruby was a member of Harvard Park Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening, crocheting and giving candy to the neighborhood children and was a former member of the Eastern Star. She was a homemaker.