Mary Hattilene (Dixon) Combs (1925 - 2012)


Mary Hattilene Combs, 86, of Galax, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, in Twin County Regional Hospital.
She was born in Grayson County, on Sept. 28, 1925, to J. Tom and Nancy Elizabeth Liddle Dixon.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Combs.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, W. Thomas and Wanda Wilson of McLeansville, N.C.; step-daughter and husband, Louise and Victor Joines of Greensboro, N.C.; step-son and wife, Eugene and Nancy Combs of Galax; two grandchildren and spouses; four great-grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; six step-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral was held Saturday at 4 p.m. in the Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Ronnie Brewer and Pastor James Howell officiating. Burial followed in the Mount Vale Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to The Gideons International, P.O. Box 614, Galax, Va. 24333.
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Published in Galax Gazette from Sept. 24 to Sept. 25, 2012