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Pearl Combs

Saturday, February 16, 2008

EAST PRAIRIE -- Pearl E. Combs, 97, died at 2 a.m. Feb. 16, 2008, in the East Prairie Nursing Center.

Born Dec. 11, 1910, in Marshall County, Ky., daughter of the late George and Laura Roach Dodge, she lived in Mississippi County most of her life. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in East Prairie.

On May 9, 1943, she married John Alfred Combs who preceded her in death on Feb. 23, 1960.

She was also preceded in death by four brothers, four sisters and one grandson.

Survivors include: two daughters, Doris Wheatley of Anniston and Helen Garrett of Yoakum, Texas; one sister, Reba Hamlin of South Haven, Miss.; and two grandsons and one great-granddaughter.

Visitation is scheduled from 4-8 p.m. Sunday at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie where services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday with George White officiating.

Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery.