Annie Mary Bowman
TOMPKINSVILLE – Annie Mary Bowman, 96, of Tompkinsville, died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at Monroe County Medical Center in Tompkinsville.
She was the wife of the late Benton Earl Bowman, and daughter of the late Gilford Hestand and Lou Netherton Hestand.
Visitation is in progress at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Skaggs Creek Cemetery in Monroe County.
Bobbie Dixine Coomer
EDMONTON — Bobbie Dixine Coomer, 77, of Edmonton, formerly of Bridgeview, Ill., lost her battle with cancer on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at her home surrounded by her loving family.
Bobbie was born in Edmonton on Feb. 10, 1936, to the late Birch and Lela Shive Hurt.
In addition to her parents, Bobbie was preceded in death by her husband, Charles 'Charlie' Coomer.
There will be a Celebration of Life Memorial Service at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at Revenna Separate Baptist Church, 1400 Reece-Hurt Road, Edmonton.
Walter L. Emmitt
TAYLORSVILLE, Ind. – Walter L. Emmitt, 80, of Taylorsville, Ind., died at 12:40 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, and heaven gained another angel. Walter passed at his home with his family and dear friends at his side.
He retired from Milestone as a heavy equipment operator where he had worked for several years. He was a member of Local Union 181 and enjoyed Bluegrass and Gospel music. He was saved and baptized at Mount Tabor Baptist Church in Glasgow. He served in the U.S. Army from July 6, 1955 to May 2, 1957, based in Fort Knox and Germany. He was born in Glasgow, Aug. 16, 1933, the son of David Thomas and Ruby Lee Bunch Emmitt. He married his life-love, Mary Lois Lewis on Dec. 24, 1955. After being discharged from the Army he and Mary relocated to Indiana.
Survivor include his wife of nearly 58 years, Mary Lois Emmitt; children, Ricky (Carla) Emmitt, of Hope; Russell (Angie) Emmitt, of Columbus; Randy (Lee Ann) Emmitt, of Seymour and Renee (Fabian) Mathis, of Columbus; sisters, Linda Morris and Patricia Chase, both of Kentucky; grandchildren, Jeremy (Angie) Emmitt, Chad (Stephanie) Emmitt, Logan Emmitt, Thomas Emmitt, Samantha Emmitt and Chelsea Mathis and great-grandchildren, Jayce, Bryn and Cameryn Emmitt.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Roger and David Emmitt; a sister, Helen Frazier and an infant son, Wilbur Lee Emmitt.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street with Jimmie McGaha officiating. Family and friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. to time of service. Burial will be at Flat Rock Baptist Cemetery with military honors conducted by Bartholomew County Veterans Color Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.