Class of 1934
|A funeral service for retired professional
secretary Jewel Comer Sullivan of Paris was conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at McEvoy Funeral
Larry Simmons of First Baptist Church officiated. Burial followed in Hillcrest Cemetery.
Visitation was Saturday and Sunday.
Sullivan, 92, died Friday, Feb. 29, 2008, at Henry County Medical Center.
A Henry County native, she was born in Manleyville community on Dec. 9, 1915, a daughter of John Isham Comer and Myrtle Bomar Comer, now both deceased.
She was married to James Harper Sullivan, who died May 18, 1968.
Sullivan was a Grove High School graduate, where she was a member of the National Honor Society. She was a member of First Baptist Church and its Fidelis Sunday school class and a member of Martha Chapter 155 Order of the Eastern Star in Paris.
She was a member of Business and Professional Women and former member of the Paris Chapter of Professional Secretaries International. She retired as a professional secretary with the United Auto Workers at Holley Carburetor plant in Paris. She formerly worked as an administrative assistant with USO in Atlanta.
She leaves two sisters: Myrtle Norwood and Evelyn Hill, both of Paris; and several nieces and nephews.
She also was preceded in death by three sisters: Hallie B. Comer, Ina Moody and Lucy Comer Ramsey; and four brothers: Robert, Crockett, Carmack and Freeman Comer.
Reprinted from THE PARIS
March 3, 2008 Edition ~ Used by Permission
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