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Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, February 16, 1989

OBITUARY - LEWIS SOLOMON "SOD" COMBS

Lewis Solomon "Sod" COMBS, 72 years old, was born March 17, 1916 to Solomon and Nettie (MOSBARGER) COMBS in Allendale, Missouri, and departed this life February 8, 1989, at the Veterans Hospital in Knoxville, Iowa, after a long illness.

As a young boy he attended school in Grant City, MO. and was baptized in the Christian Church of Grant City. Later the family moved to Redding, Iowa, where he spent most of his lifetime. He was united in marriage to Cuma H. BROWN of Blockton, Iowa on August 11, 1934. To this union two children were born, Gaylan Lewis and Janis Lorene.

Sod enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1944 and was injured and received an honorable discharge in 1945.

Preceding him in death were his parents, three sisters, and one brother, who died in infancy, and one infant grandson.

Survivors include his wife, Cuma and son Galyan and wife Penny, all of Mount Ayr, and daughter, Janis HAMRICK and husband Gene of Shelby, North Carolina; six grandchildren, Linda RAYMIE and husband Steve of Afton, Richard COMBS and wife Luanna and Michael COMBS of Atlantic, Wanda ROGERS and husband George, Scott HAMRICK and wife Danita, Cristal BARLOW and husband Bob, all of Shelby, North Carolina; five great-grandchildren, Natalie and Nathan ROGERS and Danny Wayne HAMRICK of Shelby, North Carolina, Dillon Curtis COMBS of Atlantic and Stacey Rene RAYMIE of Afton; one step-great-grandchild, Traci LARSON of Mount Ayr; one brother, Lester COMBS and wife Lorene of Hamilton, Missouri; four sisters, Lavinia BAILEY and husband Archie of Redding, Iowa, Madaline FLETCHALL and husband Elva of Grant City, Missouri, DonNell BOYD and husband Russell of Lamoni, Iowa, and Mabel LINK of Phillipsburg, Kansas; several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held February 11, 1989, from the Wilson-Watson Funeral Home at Mount Ayr, Iowa, conducted by Rev. John J. BIDDLE. Music was provided by Mike GREENE, Mrs. Gary BICKERS and Mrs. Roger TRULLINGER.

Casketbearers were Steve RAYMIE, Michael COMBS, Richard COMBS, Scott HAMRICK, George ROGERS and John CAMPBELL.

Burial was in the Redding Cemetery at Redding, Iowa. Military graveside rites were conducted by Ringgold Post #172, American Legion.

Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, July of 2010

Creston News-Advertiser
Creston, Union County, Iowa

OBITUARY - LEWIS "SOD" COMBS, Mount Ayr

MOUNT AYR - Funeral services for Lewis "Sod" COMBS, 72, Mount Ayr, who died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 1989 at the Veterans Hospital in Knoxville, will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Wilson-Watson Funeral Home at Mount Ayr.

The Rev. John BIDDLE will officiate. Burial will be at Redding Cemetery. Visitation is Friday from 7 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. A memorial has been established to the family.

Mr. COMBS was born March 17, 1916, in Allendale, Mo., to Solomon Lewis and Nettie MOSBARGER COMBS. He was married Aug. 11, 1934 to Cumma BROWN at Shenandoah. He was a long-time resident of the Redding and Mount Ayr area.

He served in the Navy in World War II. He was a member of American Legion Ringgold Post 172, a life-long member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and a member of the Disabled American Veterans.

Survivors include his wife, Cuma, of Mount Ayr; one son, Gaylan COMBS of Mount Ayr; one daughter, Janis (Mrs. Gene) HAMRICH of SHelby, N.C.; one brother, Lester COMBS of Hamilton, Mo.; four sisters, Lavinia (Mrs. Archie) BAILEY of Redding, Mabel LINK of Phillipsburg, Kan., Madeline (Mrs. Elva) FLECHALL of Grant City, Mo., and Donell (Mrs. Russell) BOYD of Lamoni; six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and one step-great-grandchild.

Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, September of 2010

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