Additional survivors include two daughters and one son-in-law, Elma Rowena and Ben Stephens and Gail Clark, all of Clark County; one stepgrandson, Kevin Stephens of Lexington; four stepgrandchildren, Traci, Lainie, Mason and Henry Stephens; one brother, Bill Combs of Menifee County; one daughter, Della Williams of Clark County and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Combs was preceded in death by one brother, Cecil Combs, and one sister, Mary Ruth Raney.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Scobee Funeral Home by the Rev. Gene Hampton. Burial will follow in the Stone Family Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be nephews. Honorary pallbearers will be Mike Snowden, Tim Osborne, Bear Shifflett, Sam Wills, Ron Toler, Kenneth Hisle, James Sea, John Tyra, Raymond Rogers, Wendell Willoughby, David Ware and Junior Raleigh.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
The online guest book is at www.scobeefuneralhome.com, and the 24-hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 744-2122.
RUTH GIBSON MAY
Ruth Gibson May, 83, widow of Samuel W. May of Orlando, Fla., died Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2008 at her home following an illness of liver cancer.
She was the daughter of the late Chester and Pearl Pope Gibson of Clark County. She was a former employee of the Kroger store here. Mrs. May was a member of the Delaney Avenue Baptist Church in Orlando, where she taught Sunday school for many years.
Survivors include two sons, Wesley (Charlene) May and Greg May of Orlando; one grandson, Wesley (Lori) May of Orlando; one granddaughter, Charleigh Beth (Derek) Faria of Winter Park, Fla., and one great-granddaughter, Bethany May of Orlando; two brothers, Chester (Marjorie) Gibson and William (Sue)Gibson of Clark County; and three sisters, Mildred Mays of Delray Beach, Fla., and Jo Ann Horn and Betty Berryman, both of Winchester.
The funeral and visitation were at the Delray Avenue Baptist Church in Orlando. Burial was at the cemetery there.