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Mary Nell Carr Combs

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Mary Nell Carr Combs

Trenton, TN - Services for Mrs. Mary Nell Carr Combs, age 94, will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at the Trenton Church of Christ, with Brent Smith and Russ Combs officiating. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery.

Mrs. Combs was born in Fruitland, TN, daughter of the late John R. Carr and Hattie Parks Carr. A native of Gibson County, she also lived in Perry, FL, Iowa City, IA and Augusta, GA, and passed away at her home in Trenton on Tuesday, November 20, 2012.

She was preceded in death by a son, Louis Guy Combs; a brother, Eldon E. Carr and a sister, Jamie Carr Harris.

She was a member of the Trenton Church of Christ, a member and past President of the Trenton Garden Club, past President of the Garden Arts Club, Augusta, GA, and past President of the Augusta Council of Garden Clubs. She was a life member of the Tennessee Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc. and served on the state board. She was also a live member of the Garden Club of Georgia.

Mrs. Combs is survived by her husband, Guy H. Combs of Trenton; a son, Russell (Dianne); grandchildren, Cory (Lori) Combs and Christi (Lee) Snapp; great-grandchildren, Ariel Goodnight, Carli Combs, Robert Goodnight, Gavin Snapp and Ella Snapp.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Trenton Garden Club, 126 Taylor St., Trenton, TN 38343.

Shelton Funeral Home, (731) 855-1621;

Published in The Jackson Sun on Nov. 21, 2012
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