Dateline: November 8, 2007

W.E. Combs, 86, died on Friday, November 2, 2007, in Amarillo, Texas.

Graveside Services were held at 10:30 a.m., on Monday, November 5, 2007, in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon with Rev. Dave Stout, Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Howardwick, officiating. Burial was held in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon. Services were under the arrangement of Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon.

Mr. Combs was born August 12, 1921, in Paradise, Texas, to Worthy Eugene and Olie Erick Combs. He married Joyce Marr on February 17, 1949, at Hereford. He was a US Navy veteran of World War II. and was a compressor operator for Pioneer Natural Gas and later Cabot Corporation before retiring. He was a resident of Pampa for 25 years before moving to Howardwick 22 years ago. He was a member of the Clarendon Country Club and the Menís Golf Association for many years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Howardwick.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce of Howardwick; two sons, Claude Combs and wife Cathie of Amarillo, and Charles Combs of Chandler, Arizona; three grandchildren, Charles Michael Combs of College Station, William Edward Combs of Amarillo, and Lindsey Marie Combs of Amarillo; a cousin, two nieces & two nephews.

The family requests memorials be to the First Baptist Church of Howardwick Building Fund.

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