2017-08-31 / Obituaries

Sara McKee Combs

Funeral services for Sara McKee Combs, 73, of Winder were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, August 27, 2017, at Smyrna United Methodist Church with Rev. Richard Broome officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. She entered into rest Tuesday evening at Winder Health Care.

Mrs. Combs was born in Greenville, S.C., but had lived in Wilkes County for most of her life. She was the daughter of the late James McKee and Robbie Payne McKee. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas W. Combs, and one daughter, Denise Ferrall. She was retired and had spent most of her life working as a caretaker. Mrs. Combs was a member of Smyrna United Methodist Church and was also a member of the VFW, Post 5899 ladies auxiliary.

Survivors include a daughter, Dana Mirza of Athens; a son, Thomas

Combs of Pelham, Georgia; three grandchildren, Celia Epps (Tony Spratlin) of Colbert, John Epps Jr. of Athens, and Randall Epps of Monroe; nine great-grandchildren, Haileigh Hogan, Michael Wolfe, Emily Wolfe, Cayson Spratlin, Caylin Spratlin, all of Colbert, Chasity Epps, Madison Epps, Scottlyn Epps, and Gracelyn Epps, all of Monroe; and a special friend, John Karr, of Winder.

Pallbearers were John Epps, Greg Fanning, Randall Epps, John Kelley, Ernest Bo McEathron III, and Joey Locklair.

Memorial contributions may be made to Smyrna United Methodist Church, or to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

Sign the family’s online guestbook at: www.hopkinsfuneralhome.com. Hopkins Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Return to top