Owsley County Courier Friday, March 27, 1942

Andrew COMBS Dies At Crystal

Andrew Combs, 82, died at his home at Greeley Sunday, March 15 following an illness of about six weeks.  Death was due to heart trouble.

Born in Lee County in 1860, Mr. COMBS spent his entire life in the Greely community.  He was married to Elvora GROSS in 1895.  Most of his life was devoted to farming.  he was a member of the Church of God.

Funeral services were held at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon at the grave in the Combs cemetery by Rev. Delbert PASLEY.

He is survived by his widow, five daughters, Mrs. Sopha WHITE, Greeley;  Mrs. Ruby SWORDA, Middletown, Ohio;  Mrs. Nannie RANES, Cincinnati, Ohio;  Mrs. Maggie RANES, Greeley, and Mrs. Callie REYNOLDS, Happy, Ky;  and three boys, Marion and Ollney COMBS, both of Greeley, and Wm. COMBS of Middletown, Ohio;  twenty-eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

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