BURLINGTON, N.C. - Mary Elizabeth Wright Combs, 86, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 30, 2014, at the Hospice home.
She was the wife of 67 years, as of April 19, to Robie E. "Bud" Combs, who survives.
Mary retired from SCI and was of the Baptist faith. Mary enjoyed cooking and looking after her family.
She is survived by her husband; daughters, Donna Cook and husband Hobart of Mebane and Anita Weisner of Burlington and her special friend, Bill Maness; grandsons, Dr. Shay (Aimee) Cook and Chris Cook, all of Wilmington, Jason (Kelly) Cook of Graham; great-grandchildren, Lauren, Caden, Kenzie and Lindsey Cook; sisters, Irene Lawless of Raleigh and Ruby Sutton of Elon.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John Andrew and Mamie Berry Wright; and brothers, William Wright and David "Duck" Wright.
A service to celebrate her life will be held Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at 2 p.m. in the Lowe Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Derick McKinney. Burial will follow in Alamance Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Tuesday at Lowe Funeral Home and Crematory and at other times at the home.
A special thanks to the nurses and staff of Hospice for their kind and compassionate care and all our family and friends for their support during Mary's illness.
Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 918 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215.
You may sign the online register book at www.lowefuneralhome.com