Wednesday, June 4th, 2008
Martha Doris "Ma" Combs, 86, 1001 Myers Road, Celina, died at 7:55 p.m. June 1, 2008, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
She was born May 13, 1922, in London, Ky. to Arch and Lucille Johnson Tipton.
She married Willie Combs in 1936. He died in 1953.
Surviving are two sons, James R. (Vicki), Celina, and Frank (Brenda), Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada; four daughters, Madelyn Grunden, Montezuma, Norma (Lester) Young, Brenda (Ed Jr.) Butterini and Rita (Bill) Craft, all of Celina; 22 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son Thomas, a daughter, Louise Baggs; and three brothers, Tom, George and Edward.
She retired from the former Huffy Corp., Celina, and was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary, Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, American Legion Auxiliary and the Loyal Order of Moose Auxiliary, all in Celina.
Services are 10:30 a.m. today at the Cisco Funeral Home Celina, the Rev. Robert Ellis officiating. Burial is at Mercer Memory Gardens.
Contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society.