Helen Lorene Tarry Pettit Comer, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013. She was born June 6, 1927. She was of the Pentecostal Faith, Solid Rock Pentecostal Church, Pastor Elton Lambert of Alexander. She was owner and administrator of Comer Nursing Home from 1961 to Feb., 1992 at Carlisle.

She was preceded in death by husbands, Bill Comer and Dalton Pettit; parents, F.W. and Mae Tarry; grandson, Richey Brown.

Survivors include son, Larry Pettit and wife Judy of Almyra; daughter, Judy Roberts and husband Herchel of Alexander; brother, Buddy Tarry and wife Cleta; sister, Pauline Forrester and husband Troy all of Des Arc; stepsons, Carroll Comer and wife Barbara and Donald Comer and wife Jill, all of Indiana.; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.

A funeral was held at 2:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 in Boyd Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Hazen Cemetery.

The family requests memorials be made to Alzheimers Reasearch, or The American Heart Association, Little Rock.

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