Barbara Nell (Josey) Comer

July 15, 1931 ~ October 30, 2020 (age 89)


      Barbara Nell Comer, age 89, of Harrisburg, passed away at 6:34 AM, Friday, October 30, 2020 at Harrisburg Medical Center

      Barbara was born on July 15, 1931 in Harrisburg to the late Walter and Verna (Wilmoth) Josey. She married Millard Fillmore Comer on October 19, 1956 and he preceded her in death on September 30, 2002. Barbara was formerly the Saline County Assessor and ran Lloyd L. Parker Furniture Store.

      Barbara is survived by two grandchildren, Eli Rodgers and wife, Kalina of Poplar Bluff, Missouri; Hannah Harrison and husband, Dillan of Carrier Mills; and three great grandchildren, Braxton, Asher and Odin Rodgers of Poplar Bluff, Missouri.

     Barbara was preceded death by her parents, husband, Millard, daughter, Jane Rodgers and son-in-law, James Louis “Jim” Rodgers, Jr.

     Graveside funeral services will be held Monday, November 2, 2020 at 12 Noon in Sunset Lawn Cemetery. Condolences may be left for the family on her obituary page at

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Graveside Service
November 2, 2020

12:00 PM
Sunset Lawn Cemetery
1300 W. Sloan Street
Harrisburg, IL 62946

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