Avery Dowell


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Avery Dowell Bomar

May 04 1918 - Dec 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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