Georgia Lou (Woolard) Coomes

February 27, 1931 ~ September 20, 2020 (age 89)


Georgia Lou Cox Coomes, 89, resident of Eldorado passed away Sunday, September 20, 2020 at Ferrell Hospital in Eldorado.  Georgia was born February 27, 1931 in Eldorado to the late Erna and Bessie (Wiggins) Woolard. She was a homemaker and florist at Natures Nest in Eldorado for many Years.  She was a lifelong, charter member of the College Heights Baptist Church. She married George “Babe” Harvey Cox who preceded her in death in 1998. After George’s death she married her high school sweetheart James F. Coomes who survives. In addition to her husband Jim, she is survived by her son: Jeff (Romy) Cox of Eldorado, granddaughter: Taylor (boyfriend, Tristan Bolin) Cox of Savanah, GA, special stepdaughter: Lynn (Bill) Bradford of CA, step granddaughter: Arianne (Todd) Huerta of TX, step great grandson: Hank Huerta of TX, brother-in-law: William Kittinger of Eldorado, a special nephew, Bill (Sally) Kittinger of Eldorado and several other nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her two lifelong dearest friends, Sandy Fowler of Herrin IL and Wilma Dell Douglas Pittman of Eldorado IL, as well as her faithful canine companion Jake.  In addition to her parents and Husband George she was preceded in death by a dear sister Wilma Kittinger. Funeral Services will be at 11:00am Thursday, September 24, 2020 at Colonial Terrace Funeral Home in Eldorado with Rev. Russell Helton and Rev. Aaron Phelps officiating.  Visitation will be 4-8pm Wednesday September 23, 2020 at the funeral home.  Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.  Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family via the website

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September 23, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Colonial Terrace Funeral Home & Crematory
700 4th Street
Eldorado, IL 62930

Funeral Service
September 24, 2020

11:00 AM
Colonial Terrace Funeral Home & Crematory
700 4th Street
Eldorado, IL 62930

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