Mrs. Gloria Joyce White Combs, age 74 of Franklin, Georgia passed away at her home on Tuesday, September 24, 2013.
Funeral services for Mrs. Combs were conducted on Thursday, September 26, 2013, 2:00 P.M. from the Tom Stutts and Son Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Brandon Brooks officiating. Music was provided by Leesa Stutts Cothran.
Those serving as pallbearers were Keith Costley, Barney Hopson, Kyle Costley, Joseph McClain, Mike McClain, and Clay Holtzclaw. The interment followed in the Prospect Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Combs was born in LaGrange, Georgia on November 25, 1938, the daughter of the late Jonnie Douglas White and Clara Lee McCard White. She was a member of the Union Grove Baptist Church.
For over twenty years Mrs. Combs worked in the Heard County High School Lunch Room where she served in many different capacities and in later years as the manager. Her wonderful meals helped the young people thrive academically. Her joy of serving these students will long be remembered.
She loved trips with her family and seeing the country. She was a loving wife and mother, and her children lovingly refer to her not only as a mother, but their best friend. They pay tribute to her wonderful teaching, and for making them what they have become. She will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her husband, Samuel Jerrel “Jerry” Combs of Franklin, GA.; two daughters, Lynn and Keith Costley, and Lisa Combs all of Franklin, GA.; one son, Sammy and Carolyn Combs of Grantville, GA.; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
The Tom Stutts and Son Funeral Home of Franklin, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.