Mary Alice Comer was born April 9, 1948 in Washington, D.C. She was the daughter of William and Naomi Chisley Comer. She went home to be with the Lord on Monday, June 24, 2019 at the age of 71.
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After being raised in Washington, D.C. she joined the U.S. Navy where she faithfully served her country for three years until honorably discharged in 1970. She then headed north from Corpus Christi, TX settling in Oklahoma City after spending a brief time in Wichita Falls, TX where she had her daughter. She attended Oscar Rose Junior College, Central State University and later obtained an associate’s degree from OSU-OKC. She worked for Lucent Technologies where she retired after 27 years as a Data Center Coordinator. She then worked for the F.A.A. for five years. She was a follower of Christ Jesus and was a member of Victory Church. She considered her greatest accomplishment in life was raising her daughter and her special niece.
She is survived by her daughter, Dalicia “Dee Dee” Beets and her husband Kenneth of Washington, D.C.; her special niece that she raised, Nichole L. Patterson and her husband Todd of OKC; her brother, William Conrad Comer of Germany; her sister, Sandra Mae Comer Ortega of Washington, D.C., and a host of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Wilma Comer Williams and her grandson, Matthew Christopher Comer.
Funeral services will be Monday, July 1st at 10:00 a.m. in the Vondel Smith Mortuary North Chapel, 13125 N. MacArthur Blvd. in OKC. Interment with military honors will follow in Resurrection Cemetery.
Flowers may be sent to Vondel L. Smith & Son (North). In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: worldvision.org as Mary was fond of sponsoring children from this organization.