Evelyn M. Combs
Evelyn M. Combs, 91, of Springfield, died at 10:27 am, Friday, August 23, 2013 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born January 1, 1922 in Springfield, to Everett and Elizabeth Metzroth Parker. She married James W. Combs on November 30, 1940 and he preceded her in death on August 12, 1999.
Survivors include two daughters, Susan (Vernon) Brawner and Janet (Tom) Reddecliff both of Springfield; one son James W. (Deborah) Combs, Jr. of Springfield; seven grandchildren; fifteen great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one grandchild, Rodney Fults; two brothers Leroy and John “Jack” Parker and one sister Eileen Combs.
Evelyn was a homemaker and had worked on the assembly line for International Shoe Factory. She was a lifelong resident of Springfield.
Visitation: 10 am – 12 pm, Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 12 pm, Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend Steve Janoski officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Hospice and the Animal Protective League.