Debbie Combs (1963 - 2014)

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Debbie Combs

Debbie Sue Combs, nee Oyler, 51, of Freeburg, Ill., born Feb. 12, 1963, in Belleville, Ill., passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Belleville, Ill.

Debbie was a nursing caregiver. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jerry and Barbara, nee Walker, Oyler.

Surviving are her husband, Brian Combs whom she married on Sept. 18, 1981, in Freeburg, Ill.; her children, Matthew (Shelly) Combs of Mascoutah, Ill., Jeremy (fiancee, Stephanie Hitchcock) Combs of Belleville, Ill., and Melissa (fiance, Dustin Patterson) Combs of Freeburg, Ill.; her grandchildren, Madalynn Combs, Gabrielle Combs, Lydia Combs, Abigail Combs, Addison Combs, Taylor Patterson, and Caden Patterson; a sister, Michelle (Gene) Perkinson of Troy, Ill.; and a brother, Steven Oyler of Freeburg, Ill.

Memorials may be made to the family. Condolences to the family may be expressed online at

Visitation: Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 22, 2014, at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, Ill.

Funeral: Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 22, 2014, at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, Ill., with Pastor Bruce Combs officiating. Interment will be held in the Marissa Township Cemetery in Marissa, Ill.

Funeral Home
Heil-Schuessler Funeral Homes
114 S Main St Marissa, IL 62257
(618) 295-2321
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Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Mar. 21, 2014