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Isabell Hilliard Comer

SoVaNow.com / July 02, 2013


Isabell Hilliard Comer, 98, of Clarksville, entered eternal rest Sunday, June 16, 2013 at Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 98.

Mrs. Comer was born in Mecklenburg County on Oct. 6, 1914 to the late Joshua and Mary Liza Taylor Hilliard. She received her early education from St. John School and was a member of St. John Baptist Church, Clarksville.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Comer; one daughter, Betty M. Lewis; one grandson Freddie Lewis and three great-grandchildren. Cherishing her memories are a special devoted niece, Virgie Murray; five grandchildren, Arlene Lewis, Betty Solomon, Mary Jones, Willie B. Griffin and JoAnn Lewis; twelve great-grandchildren; twenty-six great-great grandchildren; one great-great-great granddaughter; nieces Dorothy Johnson and Addie Roberts; caregivers, Linda Blue and Yvonne Dodson and a vast number of other loving relatives and caring friends.

A funeral was held Saturday, June 22, at St. John Baptist Church, with Rev. Charles Sands, officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Arrangements are by C. H. Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

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