Edith  Coomes

Obituary of Edith Coomes

Edith Sigler Coomes, 85, passed away on Sunday, January 19, 2020. Edith was the mother of Leslie Ann Hill (Wayne), Karen Lynne Coomes Aeillo (Mike), and Benjamin Coomes (Cathy), and was preceded in death by her daughter, Paula Leigh Yarbrough (David). Born in Henderson, Kentucky on April 7, 1934, Edith was the daughter of the late Elbert and Mildred Carroll Sigler, and the widow of Nathan Wayne Coomes. A graduate of Holy Name Grade School and High School in Henderson, she worked as a secretary at Franklin County High School, the Frankfort Parks and Recreation Department, and the Kentucky State Senate. She was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Parish. Edith enjoyed reading, attending races at Keeneland, and visiting the "gambling boat". She and her husband were stationed at Anderson Air Force base on Guam. She also enjoyed travelling other parts of the world, including Egypt, China, Cuba, and most of Europe. Along with her children, Edith is survived by a grandson, Aaron Coomes; a sister, Mary Ruth Thompson; and two brothers, Edward Sigler and George Sigler. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Jane Hays, and a brother, Claud Sigler. Visitation will be held at Rogers Funeral Home from at 4:00 to 6:00 pm Thursday with a Rosary Service at 5:30 pm. A Funeral Mass and graveside committal service will take place in Henderson on Friday. Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Jude, Good Shepherd School Scholarship Fund, or the BrightFocus Foundation.
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Thursday
23
January

Visitation

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Rogers Funeral Home
507 West 2nd Street
Frankfort, Kentucky, United States
Friday
24
January

Henderson Visitation

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday, January 24, 2020
Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home
604 Center Street
Henderson, Kentucky, United States
Thursday
23
January

Rosary Service

5:30 pm
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Rogers Funeral Home
507 West 2nd Street
Frankfort, Kentucky, United States
Friday
24
January

Funeral Mass (Henderson)

3:00 pm
Friday, January 24, 2020
Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church
511 Second Street
Henderson, Kentucky, United States
Friday
24
January

Committal

4:30 pm
Friday, January 24, 2020
Saint Louis Cemetery
511 Second Street
Henderson, Kentucky, United States
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