Bobbie Jean Comer, 87, born June 11, 1932 in El Dorado, Ark., died Jan. 6. She worked for T.J. Bettis and Lomas and Nettelton Mortgage Company for many years and later retired from HISD Waltrip High School Main Office after 30 years. Comer served for many years at Baptist Temple and later moved to Lazybrook Baptist Church. She was a volunteer for the Memorial Northwest Medical Center for 12 years. She is survived by her daughter Kim Comer, son Jeff Comer, brothers Major General Retired Christopher Steve Adams Jr. and Obie Lee Adams, three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandchild.
Leslie Joe Silhan, 102, born June 6, 1917, died Jan 9. He is survived by his daughters Sharon Murray, Yvonne Silhan and Cynthia Streit, sons Michael, Ronald, Mark and Chris Silhan, 13 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.
Lura Belle Smith, 90, born Jan. 22, 1929, died Jan. 10. A long-time resident of Oak Forest, Smith was a devoted member of St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church. She is survived by her children, Ralph Smith Jr., Tom Smith, and Terri Smith, and two granddaughters.