Chester Johnson Comer

Male 1905 - 1980  (75 years)


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  • Name Chester Johnson Comer  [1
    Born 23 Mar 1905  Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Sep 1980  Dublin, Laurens, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Buried 23 Sep 1980  Macon, Bibb, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Riverside Cemetery
    Person ID I2203  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 

    Family Mary Elizabeth Peavy,   b. 30 Jan 1906, Byron, Peach, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1995, Macon, Bibb, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 29 May 1928  Bibb, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Chester Johnson Comer, Jr.,   b. 31 Dec 1933, Macon, Bibb, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 2006, Macon, Bibb, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [natural]
     2. Elizabeth Peavy Comer  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F752  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Mar 1905 - Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 May 1928 - Bibb, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Sep 1980 - Dublin, Laurens, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 23 Sep 1980 - Macon, Bibb, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • - Chester is buried in block 3 of Riverside Cemetery in Macon. Their records show he had a sister, Mrs. George Wiese. His obituary states she was living in Lenoir, North Carolina.

      - According to his tombstone, C. Johnson was a Lt. Colonel in the US Army during World War II.

      - Obituary from RiversideCemetery.com (Macon Telegraph digital image?) -- http://genealogy.riversidecemetery.com/genealogy/interment?InterID=2765
      C. J. Comer, Retired Executive
      C. Johnson Comer, 75, of 575 Rogers Drive, died Saturday in a Dublin hospital after an extended illness. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the graveside in Riverside Cemetery (new section).

      Mr. Comer was a native of Nashville, Tenn., and had lived in Macon most of his life. He was retired vice president and comptroller of Bankers Health and Life, now United Life Insurance Co., where he had worked for 35 years. Prior to this, he had been associated with the Macon Chamber of Commerce. He was a Methodist, a retired lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Infantry, having served in the China-Burma Theater in World War II, and a member of the American Legion Post 3.

      Survivors include his wife, the former Elizabeth Peavy of Macon; a son, C. Johnson Comer Jr. of Macon; a daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth C. Clark of Bloomfield Hills, Mich.; a sister, Mrs. George Wiese of Lenoir, N.C.; and four grandchildren.

      Contributions may be made to the Georgia Industrial Home.

      Hart's Mortuary has charge of arrangements.

  • Sources 
    1. [S566] Riverside Cemetery, Inc., Compiler, Burial Records: Genealogy Search, Accessed 13 July 2008, obituary for Elizabeth Peavy Comer.

    2. [S154] 1930 Census of United States, Texas, Edwards, Justice Precint 2, population Schedule; Online Images.
      1930 District 23, Macon, Bibb County, Georgia - pg. 4B

    3. [S276] Social Security Death Index.

    4. [S255] Obituary.

    5. [S175] Death Records.
      Ancestry.com. Georgia Deaths, 1919-98. [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2001. Original data: State of Georgia. Indexes of Vital Records for Georgia: Deaths, 1919-98. Georgia: Georgia Health Department, Office of Vital Records, 1998.