Obituary from the Petersburg Press Tuesday December 13, 1938
Albert L. Coomer
Albert Lucas Coomer, who had spent about all his life here in this county, died at the Home Hospital here last Saturday the 10th after an illness that kept him confined to his bed for two weeks, although his health had been failing for some time.
He was the son of Greenberry and Emily Coffey Coomer and was born in the neighborhood of Union on the 28th day of Septemeber, 1862, ebing 76 years, 2 months, and 12 days old at the time of his death. When he was a young man he was married to Laura Swain, who preceded him in death some five years ago.
Seven children were born to the marriage of whom the following six survive: Virgil Coomer of Oakland City, Russell Coomer, well known business man of Petersburg, Rudolph Coomer of Akron, Ohio, Albert B. Coomer of Detroit, Mrs. Essie Dillon of Francisco, Ind., and Mrs. Naomi Penner of Princeton. Living also are 21 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. One brother also survives who lives in Missouri.
Mr. Coomer was a good citizen who attended to his own business and had many friends. The funeral services were conducted at Mt. Tabor at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon and interment was in the adjoining cemetery.