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Mayme L. Coomes - Madison Jan. 19, 1925 - May 5, 2014

Modified: Wednesday, May 7th, 2014




Mayme L. Coomes, 89, died Monday, May 5, 2014, at the Madison Community Hospital.

Funeral services are at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the United Methodist Church in Madison with the Rev. Barry Whipkey officiating. Burial is in Graceland Cemetery in Madison. Visitation was Tuesday at Ellsworth Funeral Home in Madison.

Mayme L. Hein was born Jan. 19, 1925, at Junius to William and Rena (Hulls) Hein. She graduated from Madison High School in 1942.

Mayme married Price Coomes on Dec. 18, 1948, at Luverne, Minn. They farmed near Winfred until 1977 when they moved into Madison. She was a teachers’ aide at Graceville Colony for 10 years and was site manager for Madison Nutrition Center for many years.

Mayme was an active member of Madison United Methodist Church and June Circle (former president), VFW Auxiliary and Graceland Cemetery Board.

Survivors include a son, Gary (Joan) Coomes of Madison; a daughter, Joyce Miller of Sioux Falls; six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death her husband Price in 1986; three sisters, Ida McCool, Sophie Powell and Helen Hunt; and one brother, Billy Hein.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.ellsworthfh.com

Memorials may be directed to The Gathering at the United Methodist Church.









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