Margie Leona Combs, 84, of Eggleston Road at Pembroke departed this life Wednesday morning March 26, 2008 at Montgomery Regional Hospital in Blacksburg. Born in Giles County on August 30, 1923, she was a daughter of the late Walter Dexter and Zena Collins Sanders. She attended Evangelistic Holiness Chapel in Pembroke when her health would permit. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband James R. Combs, a daughter Mary Combs, a grandson Walter Stanley, a great-grandson Nathan Lee Combs, her sister Hazel S. Hilton, her brothers Sam, Silas, Woody, Buddy and David Sanders.
She leaves to cherish her memory three daughters and sons-in-law Madeline and Robert Dalton of Pearisburg, Helen and Safford Stanley of Pembroke, Connie and Skip Songer of Pembroke; six sons and daughters-in-law Charles and Dorothy Combs of Pembroke, Frankie and Betty Combs of Pembroke, Paul, Tommy, Donald Combs all of Pembroke, and Ronald Combs of Pearisburg; her brother and sister-in-law Daniel and Beulah Sanders of Pembroke; sister Bertie Cumbee of Pembroke, sister and brother-in-law Naomi and Doug Merrix of Ripplemead; a sister-in-law Freda S. Sanders of Pembroke; twenty-three grandchildren, thirty-two great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 AM in The Kendall Funeral Home at 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke with Pastor Merrill Hedrick and Pastor Eddie Kendall officiating. Burial will follow in The Fillinger Cemetery at Pembroke. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday evening from 6 to 8 PM. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.