This Web Site is Generously Hosted by
We Support Free Nonprofit Genealogy and History on the Internet
|Combs &c. Families|
of Craighead Co, AR
Craighead County was created on 19 February, 1859, from Greene, Mississippi, and Poinsett Counties. Named in honor of Senator Thomas B. Craighead, it is located in the northeast part of the state. Craighead is bordered on the north by Greene County; the northeast by Dunklin County, Missouri.; the east by Mississippi County; the south by Poinsett County; the west by Jackson and Lawrence Counties. The county seat is Jonesboro.
The first COMBS record found in Craighead is a War of 1812, Military Bounty Grant, while the area was still the Territory of Arkansas. The 160 acre quarter section of land granted to John COMBS, a private in Wilson's Company, Fourth Regiment of Infantry, is located in the area of Jonesboro, one of two county seats. It is doubtful John Combs or his heirs possessed this land and there are no other COMBS records until late in the 19th Century. Though there are records of several COMBS lines moving through Craighead, only the line of Green B. COMBS of Fentress and Overton Counties in Tennessee will settle here.
Unless otherwise stated, all Records submitted by Tim Combs.
3 Nov 1898 James H. COMBS, 83, Weiner, Craighead Co, Arkansas wed Mrs. Mary A TIDMORE, 54 Weiner, Craighead Co, Arkansas
1900 Craighead Co, AR Census
265/294 ROBERTS, Thos. W. Head M 46 TN AL TN
Isabella Wife F 41 TN TN TN
Charity A. Daughter F 13 TN TN TN
Adam/Odom M. Son M 11 TN TN TN
Mary B. Daughter F 6 TN TN TN
Fanny S. Daughter F 4 TN TN TN
BRONAUGH, Mary E. S/Daughter F 13 TN MO TN
Dols? B. S/Daughter M 10 TN MO TN
John W. S/Son M 5 TN MO TN
Notes: Fannie Sue ROBERTS wed Clyde COMBS 1915; T.W. ROBERTS wed Mrs. Isabella BERNAUGH 4, Apr. 1898, Craighead
270/299 MCLELAND, Fineus E. Head M 26 TN TN TN Farmer
Harriett O. Wife F 21 AR TN TN
Calvin Brother M 24 TN TN TN
Notes: Miss. Harriett ROBERTS wed F.E. McCLELLAND 5, Mar. 1899; Harriett McCLELLAND wed Green COMBS 25 Jul. 1915
289/320 COMBS, Jas T. Head M 26 TN TN TN Farmer, Single
Notes: Unknown COMBS; unknown if any connection with McCLELLAND or ROBERTS.
226/227 COX, Thomas Head M 25 IL IL IL Farmer
Eva Ann Wife F 21 IL IL IL
Emma Pearl Daughter F 11 IL IL IL
Notes: Eva COX wed Henry W. COMBS 23 Nov. 1901; Eva and Walter COMBS are in 1910 Census, Gallatin Co, IL, Ridgeway, with Pearl COX.
1910 Craighead Co, AR Census
Black Oak Township
101/103 COMBS, William M Head M 50 IL TN IL Farmer, Married 19 years
Emma Wife F 35 AR TN AR Children 8 - 6 living
Pate Son M 12 AR IL AR
Clyde Son M 11 AR IL AR
Jesse Son M 9 AR IL AR
Hipe Daughter F 8 AR IL AR
Mattie B. Daughter F 6 AR IL AR
W.M. Son M 4 AR IL AR
Notes: William M. is the son of John and Caroline ASKEW COMBS (wed 1862, Jefferson Co, Illinois); John is the son of Green and Elizabeth COMBS of Overton Co, Tennessee. William and Emma Jane LASHLEE COMBS (wed abt 1891) are in Jackson Co, AR, Cache twp 1900 census; William was married to Mary DUNN prior to LASHLEE; William is in Independence Co, AR, in 1880. Clyde COMBS weds Fannie Sue ROBERTS 30 Oct. 1915; Not in the household are two sons from Mary DUNN, Willie and Henry Clay/Clayborne and a daughter from Emma named Kathie wed James Robert WEBB; Henry C. wed Bertha HOOPER 1910 in Jackson Co, AR
46/46 DALTON, Jerman Head M 35 IL KY KY Farmer, Married 16 years
Jennie B. Wife F 32 KY KY KY Children 8 - 5 living
Evert L. Son M 15 IL IL KY Farm Laborer
Charles F. Son M 14 MO IL KY
Minnie E. Daughter F 10 MO IL KY
Austin D. Son M 4 AR IL KY
Goldia H. Daughter F 4/12 AR IL KY
Notes: Everett DALTON wed Hattie COMBS 28 Feb. 1914 Craighead; Hattie COMBS is unknown, may be Hattie of 1910 Clay Co, AR St. Francis District 10.
129/129 McCLELLAND, Feinus E. Head M 36 TN TN TN Farmer, married 11 years
Harriet Wife F 32 TN TN TN Children 5 - 3 living
Maxwell Son M 7 AR TN TN
Bessie Daughter F 6 AR TN TN
Earnest Son M 2 AR TN TN
Notes: Harriett ROBERTS, McCLELLAND wed Green COMBS 1915 Craighead
165/184 ROBERTS, Drucilla Head F 51 TN TN TN Widow
BRANAUGH, Dofa? B. Daughter F 20 TN MO TN
Johnie J. Son M 15 AR MO TN
ROBERTS, Mary B. S/Daughter F 16 TN TN TN
Fannie S. S/Daughter F 14 TN TN TN
Notes: Fannie Sue ROBERTS wed Clyde COMBS 30 Oct. 1915 Craighead
280/280 CHILDRESS, Charles H. Head M 53 TN MS TN
Sue M. Wife F 53 TN TN TN
Lola C. Daughter F 18 TN TN TN
Lester C. Son M 13 AR TN TN
COMBS, Jam T. Boarder M 34 TN TN TN Widow
Notes: This should be the James T of 1900 Craighead, unknown if connection to CHILDRESS. James may be the J.T. COMBS wed Mildred BALLARD 5 Mar. 1914 Craighead.
139/141 COMBS, Henry C. Head M 27 IL IL IL Fireman, Lumber Mill, Married 3 years
Rosa Wife F 23 AR AR AR Children 2 - 2 living
Henry C. Son M 4 AR IL AR
Eva/Edna Daughter F 1 AR IL AR
Notes: Not Identified, unable to locate 1920.
96/97 COMBS, M.E. Inmate F 66 Tn/Va/Va Poorhouse, Widow, Thomas J Elrod, Superintendent
Notes: Not Identified
Ward 3, District 21
426/439 COMBS, Otho Head M 25 AR AR AR Railroad Pumper, Married 0 years
Jessie Wife F 24 AR TN AR Marriage 2, Children 1 - 0 living
Notes: Ortho A. COMBS wed Mrs. Jessie BALES 14 Mch. 1910; Jessie may have married into the Eli Bales family (son Robert) of Cross and St. Francis Counties; Ortho Augustus COMBS WW1 Draft Registration Card list he is living in Marion, Crittenden Co, AR,; 1920 Memphis, Shelby Co, TN, Ward 3, Census: O.A. COMBS, Single, Car Inspector Railroad.
Ward 4, District 22
39/44 POAY, Ossian Head M 57 GA AL AL Marriage 2, 7 years
Isabell Wife F 55 IL KY TN Marriage 5
SAUSSER, Ernest G/Son M 17 IL GA IL
Bessie G/Daughter F 12 IL GA IL
Debro? G/Son M 12 IL GA IL
COMBS, Gladys Ward F 2 AR AR AR
Notes: Not Identified, unknown if any connection to above family.
1920 Craighead Co, AR Census
Black Oak Township
8/8 COMBS, Elbert Head M 25 MO US MO Farmer
Ruth Wife F 25 AR AR TN
Hazel Daughter F 3 AR MO AR
Tas Son M 1 AR MO AR
Notes: Elbert is the son of Sidney and Lucy BRADLEY COMBS of Greene Co, AR; He is in Greene Co, AR, 1910; He is in Mississippi Co., MO in 1900; Sidney may be connected to 1870 New Madrid MO, Big Prairie Calvin COMBS with further connection to the 1850 and 1860 Fulton Co, KY COMBS; Taswell COMBS wed Pearl TYNER 1941 Craighead.
7/7 COMBS, Hattie O. Head F 42 TN US US Widow, Farm Laborer
McCLELLAND, Bessie E Daughter F 16 AR AR TN
Ernest L. Son M 12 AR AR TN
James A. Son M 8 AR AR TN
COMBS, Earnest P. Boarder M 22 AR IL AR Farmer
Notes: Harriett Octavius ROBERTS McCLELLAND COMBS is the widow of Green COMBS; Harriett weds Isaiah T. Foster and is in Mississippi Co, AR 1930; Earnest P. COMBS is Earnest Pate COMBS, son of William and Emma LASHLEE COMBS, Patie COMBS weds Bessie McCLELLAND 30 Jan, 1921.; Bessie COMBS is listed as a widow in Harriett's 1930 home with daughter Anna B. 3 years old.
23/23 COMBS, Clay Head M 32 AR US US Farm Laborer
Bertha Wife F 26 AR US US
Earl Son M 8 AR AR AR
Jim Son M 6 AR AR AR
Henry Son M 2 AR AR AR
Arthur Son M 1 AR AR AR
Notes: This is Henry Clayborne COMBS son of William M. and Emma LASHLEE COMBS. Henry Clay wed Bertha HOOPER 23 Jan. 1910 Jackson Co, AR.
105/104 FOSTER, Isaiah T. Boarder M 48 TN AL US Hired Hand
Notes: Taylor Foster wed Harriett COMBS.
1930 Craighead Co, AR Census
397/397 KNOWLTON, Bruce Head M 40 AR TN KY Mechanic, Ford Co.
Onie Wife F 31 AR KY KY
Bruce J. Son M 1 AR AR AR
STORY, W.F. M/Law F 70 KY KY KY Widow
224/473 PENIX, Ray Head M 38 AR AR AR
Billie B. Wife F 34 AR AR AL
William R. Son M 7 AR AR AR
Nancy C. Daughter F 2 AR AR AR
Julia A. Daughter F 8/12 AR AR AR
COOMBS, Nellie Servant F 16 OK MO KY
Notes: Not Identified, unknown if connection to above family.
Craighead County Arkansas Marriages
|?||CUMES, Sallie||04 Mar, 1888||Ancestry.com|
|COMBS, James H.||77||Weiner, Poinsett Co, AR||HAMBY, Sarah||44||Weiner, Poinsett Co, AR||17 Aug 1893||Book E, Page 388|
|COMBS, James H||83||Weiner, Poinsett Co, AR||TIDMORE, Mrs. Mary||54||Weiner, Poinsett Co, AR||03 Nov 1898||Book G, Page 354|
|SNODGRASS, Joseph||40||Weiner, Poinsett Co, AR||COMBS, Dora B.||18||Weiner, Poinsett Co, AR||23 Jul 1900||Book H, Page 148|
|COMBS, John T||23||Weiner, Poinsett Co, AR||MASSENGALE, Caroline||19||Weiner, Poinsett Co, AR||03 Aug 1901||Book H, Page 420|
|COMBS, Henry W.||28||Jonesboro, Craighead Co, AR||COX, Mrs. Eva||22||Jonesboro, Craighead Co, AR||23 Nov 1901||Book H, Page 515|
|COMBS, Ortho A.||25||Jonesboro, Craighead Co, AR||BALES, Miss Jessie||24||Wynne, Cross Co, AR||14 Mar 1910||Book M, Page192|
|DALTON, Everette||20||Monette, Craighead Co, AR||COMBS, Hattie||18||Monette, Craighead Co, AR||28 Feb 1914||USGENWEB|
|COMBS, J.T.||39||Monette, Craighead Co, AR||BALLARD, Mildred A.||16||Monette, Craighead Co, AR||05 Mar 1914||USGENWEB|
|COMBS, Green||40||Monette, Craighead Co, AR||McCLELLAND, Harriet||35||Monette, Craighead Co, AR||25 Jul 1915||USGENWEB|
|COMBS, Patie||23||Monette, Craighead Co, AR||McCLELLAND, Bessie||17||Monette, Craighead Co, AR||30 Jan 1921||USGENWEB|
|COMBS, Mrs. H.O.||44||Monette, Craighead Co, AR||FOSTER, Taylor||51||Monette, Craighead Co, AR||28 Dec 1922||USGENWEB|
|MOORE, Charles||34||Newport, Jackson Co, AR||COMBS, Miss Avea||18||Newport, Jackson Co, AR||01 Mar 1927||Book Y, Page 624|
Craighead County Arkansas Deaths
Arkansas Death Index 1914 - 1950
|COMBS, John||30 May 1916|
|COMBS, William D.||08 Dec. 1916|
|COMBS, G.B.||06 Jun. 1918||Green B. COMBS; son of Francis N. (son of Green), or, son of John (son of Green).|
|COMBS, Samuel||01 Feb. 1934||Son of David Dudley and Amanda Baily LONG COMBS|
|COMBS, Larry Way||01 Sep. 1944|
|COMBS, Benny Lee||27 Jan. 1947||Son of Delmar and Freda JACKSON COMBS|
Social Security Death Index
|COMBS, Bertha||14 Feb. 1887||15 Jul. 1971||Caraway||Bertha HOOPER, wife of Henry Clay COMBS|
|COMBS, Bud||21 Sep. 1925||06 May 1992||Caraway|
|COMBS, Roosevelt||10 Jul. 1910||Feb. 1993||Jonesboro|
|COMBS, Bessie||11 Nov. 1903||31 Dec. 1995||Lake City||Bessie McCLELLAND, wife of Earnest Pate COMBS|
|COMBS, James N.||12 Dec. 1927||15 Jul. 1996||Bono||Son of Brady and Minnie WHEATON COMBS|
|COMBS, Delmar L.||25 Jan. 1922||29 Dec. 1996||Jonesboro||Son of Clyde and Fannie Sue ROBERTS COMBS|
|COMBS, Carl||03 Jan. 1930||10 Nov. 1998||Jonesboro|
|COMBS, Eva J.||06 Mar. 1937||10 Sep. 2002||Jonesboro|
Craighead County Arkansas Cemeteries
Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery
Section 2, Garden of Faith
COMBS, Henry 03 Mar. 1917 17 Jan. 1992 Son of Henry Clay and Bertha HOOPER COMBS
COMBS, Louise KETHA 09 Oct. 1926 26 May 1984 Double Stone with Henry.
Section 8, Resthaven
COMBS, Carl Leon 03 Jan. 1930 10 Nov. 1998 Son of Clyde and Fannie Sue ROBERTS COMBS
COMBS, Dorothy STOTTS 24 May 1933 Double with Carl, Married 17 Jul. 1951
COMBS, Delmar L. 25 Jan. 1922 29 Dec. 1996 Son of Clyde and Fannie Sue ROBERTS COMBS
COMBS, Freda W. JACKSON 02 May 1929 Double with Delmar, Married 1946
COMBS, James Noble 12 Dec. 1927 15 Jul. 1996 Son of Brady and Minnie WHEATON COMBS
COMBS, June Elizabeth WOLF 01 Jun. 1929 Double with James, Married 1948, Jackson Co, AR.
Section 9, Garden of Hope
COMBS, Jessie Clinton 16 Dec. 1905 20 May 1986
COMBS, Minnie Gertrude 24 Nov. 1910 05 Apr. 1984 Double with Jessie, Married 26 Feb. 1927
COMBS, Roy Penson 29 Mar. 1909 24 May 1980 TEC 5 US Army WWll
COMBS, Bessie E. McCLELLAND 11 Nov. 1903 31 Dec. 1995 Widow of Earnest Pate COMBS
COMBS, Anna Belle 21 Aug. 1926 27 May 1992 Double with Bessie, daughter of Earnest Pate and Bessie COMBS
COMBS, Annie 03 Jul. 1881 19 Aug. 1903 Wife of J.T. COMBS; James T of 1900 and 1910 Craighead? Caroline "Annie" MASSENGALE?
COMBS, Everette W. 12 Aug. 1903 07 Sep. 1903 Double with Annie, Infant son of J.T. and Annie COMBS
COMBS, Benny Lee 26 Jan. 1947 28 Jun. 1947 Son of Delmar and Freda JACKSON COMBS
COMBS, Carl W. 01 Mar. 1953 01 Mar. 1953
COMBS, Clyde 02 May 1899 24 Sep. 1957 Son of William M and Emma LASHLEE COMBS
COMBS, Fannie Sue ROBERTS 24 Apr. 1897 21 Dec. 1945 Wife of Clyde COMBS
Oaklawn Cemetery (aka Westlawn or Woodlawn)
HOUSEHOLDER, Edgar A. 06 May 1886 10 Oct. 1952
HOUSEHOLDER, Edna M. COMBS 15 Jun. 1892 22 May 1979
Caraway City Cemetery
COMBS, David Franklin 23 Oct. 1953 06 Aug. 1980
COMBS, Brady 08 Jul. 1901 18 Jun. 1965 Son of Alonzo and May EVINS COMBS of Jackson Co, AR.
COMBS, Minnie WHEATON 07 Apr. 1904 Wife of Brady
Knights of Pythius Cemetery
COMBS, Roosevelt 11 Jul. 1910 03 Feb. 1993
COMBS, Michael Lee Our Grandson, do not know who this is placed by.
Jonesboro Sun Obits
Saturday, 22 Dec 1945, Page 8
Mrs. Fannie Sue Combs Succumbs At Home Friday
Mrs. Fannie Sue Combs, 48, of Jonesboro Route 2, died at her house Friday at 3pm. She was a member of the Church of Christ. Surviving are three sons, Delmer Combs, of Jonesboro, E.B. Combs, Carl Combs, of Jonesboro, one daughter, Mrs. Irvin GLOVER of Jonesboro, two sisters, Mrs Hollie FOSTER, of Monette, Mrs. Annie NELSON, of Flint, Michigan, and 2 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the Church of Christ in Monette Sunday at 2 o'clock with Rev. Curtis Porter conducting. Internment will be in the Macy Cemetery with Gregg Funeral Home in charge.
Tuesday, 28 Jan 1947, Page 2
Combs Infant Dies At Home On R.F.D. 3
Benny Lee Combs, one day old son of Mr. and Mrs. D.L. Combs of Jonesboro Rt. 3, died at St. Bernard's Hospital yesterday morning at 2 o'clock. Funeral will be held in the Macy Cemetery with Gregg Funeral Home in charge.
Monday, 2 Mar 1953, Page 4
Rites Today For Combs Infant
Graveside services for the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. E.B. Combs of Route 3, Jonesboro, will be held this afternoon at the Macy Cemetery. The infant died at 12:05 Sunday night at St. Bernard's Hospital. Besides his parents, he is survived by a sister, Martha Combs, and two brothers, Eddie and Danny Ray Combs, all of the home. Dupwe Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Wednesday, 25 Sep 1957, Page 6
Funeral services will be held at the Nettleton Church of Christ Friday afternoon at 1 o'clock for Clyde Combs, 58, of Jonesboro, Route 3, who died Tuesday. Burial will be in Macy Cemetery with Gregg Funeral Home in charge. Survivors include his wife; five sons, Paul Combs of Nettleton, E.B. Combs of Long Beach, Calif., Delmar Combs of Belle, Calif., Eddie Combs of Caraway, and Jerry Combs of Caraway; eight daughters, Mrs. Thomas HAMMETT, Mrs. Ervin GLOVER, both of Jonesboro, Route 3, Mrs Don Combs of Caraway, Mrs. Fredia Combs of Belle, Calif., Mrs. Vance CLAUSE of Hardy, Betty Sue Combs, Carikyn Ann Combs and Emma Jean Combs, all of Jonesboro, Route 3; two stepsons, Reuben JACKSON of St. Louis and Allan JACKSON of Chicago; four brothers, Alf Combs, Willian Combs, Payte Combs, all of Newport, and Clay Combs of Caraway; four sisters, Mrs. Martha GOODWIN of Belle, Calif., Mrs. Marvin ODOM of Newport, Mrs. Gladys MAYNARD of Inola, Okla., and Mrs. Clifford HEWITT of Broken Arrow, Okla.; and 12 grandchildren.
Friday, 27 Sep 1957, Page 3
Funeral services were held this afternoon at 1 o'clock at the Nettleton Church of Christ for Clyde Combs of Jonesboro, Route 3, who died Tuesday at St. Bernard's Hospital, he was 58. A farmer, he had lived in the Jonesboro area since 1942, moving here from Monette. He was a member of the Church of Christ. Survivors include his wife; five sons; Carl Combs of Nettleton, E.B. Combs of Long Beach, Calif., Delmer Combs of Bell, Calif., Jerry Combs and Eddie Combs of Jonesboro, Route 3; two daughters, Mrs. Ervin GLOVER of Jonesboro and Miss Emma Jean Combs of Jonesboro, Route 3; two step sons, Reuben JACKSON of St. Louis and Allen JACKSON of Chicago; six step daughters, Mrs. Vance CLAUSE, of Hardy, Mrs. Bernice JACKSON Combs of Caraway, Mrs. Freda JACKSON Combs of Bell, Calif., Mrs. Thomas HAMMETT of Jonesboro, Miss. Betty Sue JACKSON and Miss. Carley Ann JACKSON, both of Jonesboro, Route 3; four brothers, Alf Combs, W.M. Combs, Pate Combs, all of Newport, and Clay Combs of Caraway; four sisters, Mrs. Mattie GOODMAN of Bell, Calif., Mrs. Marvin ODOM of Newport, Mrs. Gladys MAYNARD of Inola, Okla., and Mrs. Clifford HEWITT of Broken Arrow, Okla., and eight grandchildren. Burial will be in Macy Cemetery with Gregg Funeral Home in charge. Pallbearers will be Raymond Turman, Earl Boyer, Frank Spencer, Andrew Ballard, Paul Onstead and Cecil Baggett.
Friday, 4 Dec 1959, Page 4
Mrs. Vernon Combs, 41, died yesterday afternoon at 1:30 at her home in Black Rock. She had lived in Black Rock 22 years and was a member of the First Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Arch. Combs; a son, James Combs of Black Rock; a brother, Marvin DUKE of Memphis; a sister, Mrs. Ann McNAIR of Black Rock; her mother, Mrs. Ethel DUKE of Black Rock; her maternal grandmother, Mrs. Ann McCANN of Memphis, and one grandchild. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 o'clock at the First Baptist Church with Rev. Carl Johnson officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Forest Cemetery with Gregg Funeral Home in charge.
Tuesday, 22 Mar 1960, Page 3
H.C. Combs, 72, died Monday at his home in Caraway. He had lived in the Caraway area many years and was a member of the Church of Christ. Survivors include his wife; eight sons, Jim Combs of California, Henry Combs of Black Oak; Arthur Combs, Raymond Combs, both of Pleasant Plains, Jess Combs, Clifford Combs, both of Caraway, Bud Combs and Joe Combs, both of Wilcox, Ariz.; 46 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Langford's Mortuary in charge.
Thursday, 24 Mar 1960, Page 11
Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 1:30 at the Caraway Church of Christ for H.C. Combs, 72, of Caraway who died Monday. Paul Keller will be officiating minister. Burial will be in Battle Ax Cemetery, near Tuckerman, with Langford's Mortuary in charge. Pallbearers will be Hank Barnum, Jimmy Eldridge, Lenie Eldridge, Ed Pierson, Gordon Grady, and Gib Bynum.
Friday, 25 Mar 1960, Page 14
Funeral services will be held this afternoon at 1:30 at the Caraway Church of Christ for H.C. Combs, 72, of Caraway who died Monday. Paul Keller, minister, will officiate. Survivors include nine sons; three half brothers, Pate Combs, William Combs, and Alf Combs, all of Newport, and four half sisters, Mrs. Hype ODOM of Newport, Mrs. Mattie GOODMAN of Bell Garden, Calif., Mrs. Opal HEWITT of Oklahoma and Mrs. Gladys MAYNARD of Tulsa, Okla. Burial will be in Battle Ax Cemetery with Langford's Mortuary in charge.
Wednesday, 1 Oct 1969, Page 16
Mrs. Katherine Lucy Combs, 74, of Walnut Ridge, Route 2, died Tuesday afternoon at St. Bernard's Hospital. Born in Arkansas, she spent most of her life in the Egypt area and was a member of the Church of Christ. Survivors include her husband, James Ed Combs of the home; one son, Robert H. HAYNES of Black Rock, Route 1; two step-sons, Thurmond Combs of Tyronza, Route 1, Johnny Combs of Walnut Ridge, Route 3; three daughters, Mrs. Daisy CRISLER of Scott City, Mo., Mrs. Edna FOUTS of San Francisco, Calif., Mrs. Roxie GALBREATH of Rochelle, Ill.; two step-daughters, Mrs. Stella HANEY of Jonesboro, Mrs. Della Mae FORD of St. Louis, Mo.; 24 grandchildren; and 41 great grandchildren. Funeral arrangements are incomplete; Farmers Union Funeral Home is in charge.
Thursday, 2 Oct 1969, Page 2
Funeral services for Mrs. Katherine Lucy Combs, 74, of Walnut Ridge, Route 2, who died Tuesday afternoon at St. Bernard's Hospital, will be Friday, 2 p.m. at Oakgrove Church of Christ with Bro. Arthur Reeves officiating. Burial will be in Marcum Cemetery under the direction of Farmers Union Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Bill Fort, Bud Fort, Harold Dance, Ira Hall, Leroy Green, and Alfred Shaw.
Thursday, 15 Jul 1971
Mrs. Bertha Combs, 78, Caraway, died this morning at 8:40 at St. Bernard's Hospital. She was a retired homemaker and member of the Caraway Church of Christ. Surviving are eight sons, Earl of Tuckerman, Jim, California, Henry of Caraway, and Joe of Wilcox, Ariz.; and two sisters, Mrs. Maude REAMS, Amagon, and Mrs. Myrtle McRAY, Augusta. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Langford's Funeral Services of Jonesboro is in charge.
Friday, 16 Jul 1971, Page 9
Funeral services for Mrs. Bertha Combs, 78, of Caraway, who died Thursday morning in St. Bernard's Hospital, will be held Saturday afternoon at 2:00 in the Caraway Church of Christ. James L. Yopp, minister, will officiate. Burial will be in Dowell Chapel Cemetery in Tuckerman with Langford's Funeral Service in charge of arrangements. The body will lie in state at the church from 10 Saturday morning until time for services in the afternoon. Active pallbearers will be James Walker, Jake Snead, W.L. Meadows, Jeff Darr, Jewel Taylor, and Luke Lawson.
Thursday, 16 Aug 1973, Page 4B
Oliver Combs, 42, of Stewart, Fla., a former resident of Black Rock, was killed instantly Monday night when a semi-trailer truck he was driving collided with another large truck near Spencer, Indiana. He was born in Black Rock and was an employee of an amusement company at Stewart for several years. He was a Korean War Veteran. Surviving are one sister, Mrs. Dora ORRICK of Smithville, two brothers, C.J. Combs of Baldwin Park, Calif., and R.H. Combs of Wickenburg, Ariz. The body is being returned to Arkansas by Bryan Funeral Home of Hoxie. Arrangements are incomplete, and will be announced by Bryan.
Thursday, 20 Dec 1973, Page 1D
W.E. Combs, 49, of 204 Ridgecrest, Walnut Ridge, died yesterday morning at Baptist Hospital in Memphis several months' illness. He was born in Myrtle, Mo., a member of the First United Methodist Church, and operated a used car sales company. He was master Mason and past master of Hoxie Lodge 692 and a member of the Charter of the Eastern Star. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Reba Combs of the home; one son, John David Combs of Russellville; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.E. Combs Sr. of Hoxie; his step-grandmother, Mrs. Bama HALL of Walnut Ridge; and one grandson. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Bryan Funeral Home.
Friday, 21 Dec 1973, Page 27
Funeral services for W.E. Combs Jr., 49, of Walnut Ridge, who died Wednesday in Memphis, will be tomorrow afternoon at 2 at the Bryan Funeral Home Chapel in Walnut Ridge. Rev. Dick Haltom and Rev. J.D. Lawrence will officiate. Burial will be in Lawrence Memorial Park Cemetery. Masonic Rites will be accorded at the gravesite. Bryan Funeral Home is in charge.
Monday, 30 Sep 1974, Page 2
Joe Combs, 62, of Alicia died Sunday morning at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital following a short illness. Born in Myrtle, Mo., he moved to Alicia 35 years ago. He was a retired salesman and auctioneer. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Louise Hall Combs of the home; two sons, Bob Combs of Tulsa, Okla., and Larry Combs of Bourbonnais, Ill.; two brothers, I.W. Combs of Memphis, Tenn., and B.E. Combs of Alton, Mo.; two sisters, Mrs. Evie WILLIAMS of Couch, Mo., and Mrs. Illie FRYE of Thayer, Mo.; five grandchildren. Funeral services will be Tuesday afternoon at 2 in the Bryan Chapel with Rev. Glenn Campbell and Rev. Ulysses Vandermolen officiating. Burial will be in the ______ Home Cemetery under the direction of the Bryan Funeral Home.
Important: All Records collected for this county may not have been added here as yet. See also the Combs Research List Archives
Join Combs &c. in Support of USGenNet
— an IRS-approved nonprofit web-hosting service —
This site is hosted by USGenNet, a nonprofit web-hosting service solely supported by tax-deductible donations. If this website has provided you with useful information, please consider making a donation to USGenNet to help keep sites like this online.
NOTICE: The Combs-Coombs &c. Research Group is a nonprofit public benefit corporation and complies fully with USGenNet’s Conditions of Use. This Combs &c. Research Report has been provided for the free use of those engaged in non-commercial genealogical research by the nonprofit Combs Research Group. Any and all commercial use is strictly prohibited. Researchers are encouraged to copy and distribute this work freely, but with the proviso that it may only be copied and circulated in its entirety — including this notice, and all sources, bibliographies and credits; and excepting electronically in which case permission is freely granted to link to this site instead. Sincerely, The Combs &c. Research Group, Email: Webmaster.
© 1996-2010 Combs-Coombs &c. Research Group