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George S. Comer Jr.

founder and retired president of Comer Funeral Home and Flower Shop, Ferriday, Louisiana, died December 5, 2011, at age 84. Comer served with the U.S. Navy in World War II and founded the funeral home in 1951, serving as president until he retired in 2007. Comer remained active in the business until 2010. He was a member and past president of the Ferriday Rotary Club and recipient of the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International Paul Harris Fellow award. He was also a member and past president of the Ferriday Chamber of Commerce, member and past president of the North Louisiana Funeral Directors Association and past member of the Louisiana Funeral Directors Association and NFDA.

He is survived by wife Leona; daughters Carolyn and Von; stepchildren Amanda, Meri and Gregory; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; nine step-grandchildren; and four step-great-grandchildren.