Treva Elizabeth (Combs) Branson(1925-2012)

Treva Elizabeth Branson, 87, of Galax, Va., passed away Friday Nov. 9, 2012, at her home.
She was born on Oct. 22, 1925, in Ashe County, N.C., to Edward Franklin Combs and Laura Leann Thompson Combs.
In addition to her parents, Treva was preceded in death by two husbands, Robert Thomas Johnson, who was the father of her children and Lloyd Clifton Branson.
She was also preceded in death by one infant sister; her three brothers, Robert E. Lee Combs, Marcus Burl Combs and Frank Levery Combs; and one nephew. Robert Lee Combs.
Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Suzie Johnson and Edward Dean May of Galax; one son and daughter-in-law, Donald Glenn and Barbara Bell Johnson of Galax; one grandchild, Robert Edward May of Greensboro, N.C.; three nieces and their husbands, Joann and Bill Marshall of Indianapolis, Ind., Patricia and Thomas Manula of Newburn, N.C., and Gail and Wendell Suggs of High Point, N.C.; one sister-in-law, Helen Gilley Combs of High Point, N.C., widow of Frank L. Combs.
A small and private service will be held by family at a later date and location to be determined.
A guestbook is available online at
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home is serving the family.
The family respectfully ask that in lieu of flowers or gifts, donations be mad in her memory to the Tuckerdale Baptist Church in Lansing, N.C., or to the Humane Society of the United States.

Funeral Home

Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home - Galax
201 West Center Street Galax, VA 24333
Published in Galax Gazette from Nov. 14 to Nov. 15, 2012