Comer Family Album

"A Family Tradition"

Oscar Comer

Oscar Kemp Comer- was born on December 8, 1912 in Troutdale, Grayson Co., Virginia. He died
on February 16, 1997 in Elkton, Cecil Co., Maryland.

Notes for Oscar Kemp Comer:
General Notes:
Oscar K. Comer, 84, of Rising Sun, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 1997, of heart failure in Union Hospital.
He was born Dec. 8, 1912, in Trout Dale, Va., the son of the late James F. and Myrtle Sedella
Kegly Comer.
Mr. Comer lived in Cecil County for more than 70 years. He was a farmer in the Rising Sun area
and a carpenter at Owen Lee's machine shop. He also worked on the railroad many years ago. He
enjoyed playing horseshoes and pool and loved preaching the Bible and cutting firewood.
He is survived by his wife, Mabel J. Comer of Rising Sun; two sons, Wayne Comer of Middletown,
Del. and John Comer of Rising Sun; a brother, James Comer of Bel Air; seven grandchildren and
three great-grandchildren.
A viewing will be tonight, from 7 to 9 o'clock at the Crouch Funeral Home, 127 S. Main St., North
East. The funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, with the Rev. John R. Koch of
Ebenezer United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be in New Bridge Baptist Cemetery in Rising
Sun.
Nellie Marie Workman was born on January 31, 1920 in Welch, McDowell Co., West Virginia. She
died on November 7, 1969 in Elkton, Cecil Co., Maryland.
Notes for Nellie Marie Workman:
General Notes:
Mrs. Nellie Marie Comer, 49, Theodore, died Friday, November 7, 1969 in Union Hospital, Elkton.
Born in Welsh, W.Va., Mrs. Comer had been a resident of Cecil County for 28 years. She was
employed by Aerial Products Company during World War II.
Survivors are her husband, Oscar K. Comer, Theodore; two sons, Wayne K., Theodore, and John
F. Comer, North East; a daughter, Della Marie Comer, Theodore; and 3 grandchildren.
The Rev. Fred Wyatt and the Rev. Smith Roberts, both of Baptist View Church, Forest Hill, Md.,
officiated at the funeral service Tuesday, November 11, in the New Bridge Baptist Church.
Interment was in New Bridge Baptist Church cemetery.
Funeral arrangements were by Pippin Funeral Home, Elkton.
Mabel J. Comer, (Oscar's 2nd wife)78, of Rising Sun, Md., died peacefully Wednesday, October 12, 2005, in Rising
Sun, Md. Born in West Virginia, on January 16, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Jesse and
Susan Lester Yates.
Mrs. Comer was a homemaker who was a faithful member of the North East Faith Tabernacle
Church of North East, Md. She was the wife of the late Oscar K. Comer who died February 16, 1997.
Survivors include her daughter, Janie Carroll, Florida; sisters, Mary Wagner, Rising Sun, Md., and
Anna Whitt, North East, Md.; and brother, Henry Yates, Sr., Rising Sun, Md.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Oma Karnes
and Lucille Doss; and her brother, Harold Yates.
Funeral services will be held 12 noon, Saturday, October 15, 2005, at the North East Faith
Tabernacle Church, North East, Md., where friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until 12 noon. Rev.
James Lawson will officiate. Interment will be in Harford Memorial Gardens, Aberdeen, Md.
Crouch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Oscar Kemp Comer and Mabel Jean Yates were married on December 9, 1978. They had no
children. Mabel Jean Yates daughter of Jesse Yates and Susan Lester was born on January 16, 1927

Oscar Kemp Comer and Nellie Marie Workman were married about 1943. They had the following
children:

1. Della Marie Comer was born on September 21, 1940 in Welch, McDowell Co., West
Virginia]. She died on August 23, 1990 in Elkton, Cecil Co., Maryland.
Notes for Della Marie Comer:
General Notes:
Della Marie Comer, 49, of Elkton died of gastro-intestinal bleeding on Thursday, August
23, 1990, at Union Hospital.
Comer was born in Virginia on Sept. 21, 1940 and had been a resident of Cecil County
for many years. She was a homemaker.
She is survived by her step-father, Oscar Comer of Rising Sun; and two step-brothers,
John F. and Wayne K. Comer, both of New Castle, Del.
Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. today in Crouch Funeral Home, 127 S. Main Street,
North East. The Rev. Conrad Cohen of the North East Methodist Church will officiate.
Burial will be in North East Methodist Cemetery.

2. Wayne Kennedy Comer was born on July 10, 1945 in Elkton, Cecil Co., Maryland. He
married Barbara Ann Lockard in 1964 in Elkton, Cecil Co., Maryland.
Barbara Ann Lockard was born on July 4, 1948 in Elkton, Cecil Co., Maryland.
 They had the following children:
           Michael David Comer was born on July 17, 1965 in Elkton, Cecil Co., Maryland.
           1 daughter -
Shannon Nicole comer
born July 17,1988 in Elkton, Md.
           Mother is Sherry Stacherski.
   
Shannon Comer and friend
    
  Kenneth Wayne Comer was born on August 12, 1967 in Aberdeen Proving Ground,
           Harford Co., Maryland.
 Kenneth Wayne Comer and Mary Melissa Unknown married. They had the following children:
           Amanda Comer was born in Elkton, Cecil Co., Maryland.
          Kenneth Wayne Comer Jr. was born in Elkton, Cecil Co., Maryland.

Kenneth Wayne Comer's grandaughter -

Penelope Lois Anne Masten

Theresa Ann Wood was born in April 1954 in Elkton, Cecil Co., Maryland.
Wayne Kennedy Comer and Theresa Ann Wood were married about 1973 in Elkton, Cecil Co.,
Maryland. They had the following children:
         Tiffany Ann Comer was born on February 24, 1973 in Elkton, Cecil Co., Maryland

         Tiffany is now married to Kevin Hudson and they have 2 daughters and a son. Lauren, Kaylee and Chase

                  Tiffany Comer Hudson                                                 Tiffany's kids

         Wayne Kennedy Comer Jr. was born on April 26, 1981 in Elkton, Cecil Co., Maryland.

Wayne Kennedy Comer Jr. - In 2008 Kennedy was a member of DNC and had the opportunity
to meet and shake hands with President Barrack Obama.

3. John Flem Comer was born on March 9, 1947 in Port Deposit, Cecil Co., Maryland.
     Kitty Rae Ikner was born on March 1, 1949 in Monroeville, Monroe Co., Alabama].

John Flem Comer and Kitty Rae Ikner married. They had the following children:
       John Flem Comer Jr. was born on January 29, 1968 in Elkton, Cecil Co., Maryland.
       Bruce Lee Comer was born on April 6, 1974 in Elkton, Cecil Co., Maryland.
      William Clay Comer was born on April 6, 1974 in Elkton, Cecil Co., Maryland.
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