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Martha Ann "Tillie" Coomes

October 22, 1929 May 8, 2019
Martha Ann "Tillie" Coomes
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A Bardstown resident, Mrs. Martha Ann ”Tillie” Coomes, 89, passed away Wednesday, May 08, 2019 at her residence with her family by her side. She was born on October 22, 1929 in Louisville to the late Frederick Anthony and Martha Ann Montgomery Clements. Tillie was a former secretary for J. Edgar Hoover in Washington D.C., a former employee of the American Red Cross in Louisville, St. Joseph Prep, Bardstown Elementary as a Librarian and was a small business owner and tax practioner for 25 years. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, where she was a former member of the Bereavement Committee, an Eucharist minister, RCIA, a former member of the Homemakers Club, Community Choir and Girl Scout leader. Tillie was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her sisters, Juanita Janes, Deannie Coleman, brothers, Jimmy Clements, John Pat Clements, Tommy Clements, and Jerry Clements.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years John Joseph “Jack” Coomes, sons, Tony Coomes of Houston, TX., John Gabriel (Lisa) Coomes of Labolt, South Dakota, Mickey Coomes of Lexington, daughters, Jacquie (Larry) Slone of Raven, KY., Ann (Mickey) Hardin of Bardstown, sisters, Jean Boone of Springfield, Marilyn Ballard of Bardstown, Sue Ray of Shepherdsville, brothers, Fred Clements, Joseph Butch Clements and Robert Clements of all of Lexington. She is also survived by 13 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian burial will be 10:00am Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral with Rev. Terry Bradshaw celebrant. Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 3:00-8:00pm with evening prayers and 8:00-9:30am Saturday at the Houghlin Greenwell Funeral Home, 1475 New Shepherdsville Road, who is in charge of arrangements.

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3:00 PM 5/10/2019 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/10/2019 8:00:00 PM
Houghlin-Greenwell Funeral Home & Cremation Services

1475 New Shepherdsville Rd.
Bardstown, KY 40004

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Houghlin-Greenwell Funeral Home & Cremation Services
1475 New Shepherdsville Rd. Bardstown 40004 KY
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10:00 AM 5/11/2019 10:00:00 AM
Basilica of Saint Joseph Proto-Cathedral

310 W Stephen Foster Ave.
Bardstown, KY 40004

Basilica of Saint Joseph Proto-Cathedral
310 W Stephen Foster Ave. Bardstown 40004 KY
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St. Joseph Cemetery Final Resting Place

N 3rd Street (US 150)
Bardstown, KY 40004

N 3rd Street (US 150) Bardstown 40004 KY
United States

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