Sally COMBS

Sally A. Combs

TAYLORVILLE - Sally A. Combs, 80, of Taylorville, passed away at 4:00 a.m., Saturday, October 5, 2013, at Taylorville Memorial Hospital. She was born June 29, 1933, in Taylorville, the daughter of Arthur and Wilma Lawler Thomas. She married Robert D. Williams on December 31, 1955. He preceded her in death on May 23, 1958. On April 20, 1962, she married David W. Combs in Hillsboro, Illinois.

Mrs. Combs was a retired homemaker. She was a member of the Taylorville First United Methodist Church, VFW Auxiliary, and The Taylorville Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.

She is survived by her husband, David Combs, of Taylorville; children, Kelley Williams Davidson (husband, John), of Springfield, Shawne Combs Woodard of Tremont, and Shad Combs (wife, Patti Quinn) of Pendleton, Ind.; grandsons, Jacob Davidson and Charlie Woodard; granddaughter, Wesley Woodard; sister, Pat McCollum (husband, Gene) of Taylorville; brother, John Thomas (wife, Pat) of Ballwin, Mo.; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, and first husband, Robert Williams.

Memorials may be left to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (in honor of her grandson Charlie), 50 Crestwood Executive Center #401 St. Louis, MO 63126; Taylorville First United Methodist Church, 200 S. Walnut Taylorville, IL 62568 or The Salvation Army, 530 N. 6th St., Springfield, IL 62702.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, October 8, 2013, at the Taylorville First United Methodist Church with Pastor Becky Lembke officiating. Visitation will be on Monday from 4-7 p.m. at McClure Funeral Home. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Taylorville.

McClure Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.



Funeral Home

McClure Funeral Home - Taylorville
302 W. Poplar St. Taylorville, IL 62568
217-824-4949

Published in The State Journal-Register on Oct. 6, 2013