Avery Dowell Bomar

May 4, 1918 - December 20, 2007

Avery Dowell Bomar passed away on Thursday, December 20, 2007 in McKinney. He was born May 4, 1918 in Melissa, Texas, as the second of three sons born to Elmer and Daisy Bomar. He married Hilda Cox of Springdale, West Virginia, and the two were married for 63 years. He was a faithful member of the High Pointe Church of Christ in McKinney, Texas. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the United States Army. He was a civil servant for 31 years, working at the Veterans Hospital in McKinney and the U. S. Treasury Department in Dallas. He then worked for the Allen School District until he retired from work in 1985. He is survived by his wife, Hilda Cox Bomar, of McKinney; three sons, Forrest Dowell Bomar and wife, Rita, of Garland, Texas; George Wayne Bomar and wife, Judy, of Austin, Texas; and Byron Lee Bomar and wife, Lisa, of Garland; a brother, Forrest Rodgers Bomar and wife, Lee, of Palestine, Texas; six grandchildren: Matthew Bomar and wife Shannon, of Colorado Springs, Colorado; Mark Bomar and wife Ashleigh, of Buda, Texas; Velvet Jordan and husband Thomas, of Royse City, Texas; Luke Bomar of Austin, Texas; and Michelle McClain and Mitchell McClain of Garland; and one great grandchild, Riley Bomar, of Colorado Springs, Colorado. He will always be remembered, and cherished, as a loyal and loving husband, a caring and devoted father and grandfather, a dedicated public servant to his country and community, a kind and gentle friend and neighbor, and a faithful follower of the Lord Jesus Christ. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM, Monday, December 24, 2007, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in McKinney, Texas with Tom Gaumer officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends during a visitation on Saturday evening beginning at 6:00 PM.

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So Sorry to hear of your loss. Martha and I were in Colorado visiting Lori and William (Martha's son). It so good to know that your family has the peace and grace of the heavenly father to comfort you at this time. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. In Christian Love Ron & Martha Ron Herald, December 29, 2007 So very sorry for your loss. Thinking of you. Love Edith Edwards Edith Edwards, December 24, 2007 Our prayers and thoughts are with you. May God give you the strength you need at this difficult time. James & Linda (Box) Curry, December 23, 2007 Our prayers are with the entire family. Terry & Rendy Box Terry Box, December 23, 2007 We want you to know that your entire family is in our thoughts and prayers. Your beautiful and sweet granddaughter, Velvet, is the light of our lives, as I know she is your's. We are so glad that our son, Thomas, is a part of your wonderful family. May God pour out his comfort on you in the difficult days and weeks ahead. Royce and JoAnne Jordan, December 23, 2007 Aunt Hilda and Family, I send my heart-felt thoughts, love, and prayers. I wish I could be there to embrace you all. I'll always remember Uncle Avery as a most loving, gentle, and witty person. Some of my foundest childhood memories are around Uncle Avery, and Hilda, and my cousins. Susan C Bomar, December 22, 2007 Our prayers and love are with you and your family at this difficult time in losing your love one. Now we just have to lean on the Lord for comfort and strength. Love in Him, Margaret Tilley and family Margaret Tilley, December 21, 2007 Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. May the Lord richly Bless you during this very difficult season. Denice Burnside Webb, December 21, 2007