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Balch - Johnston Cemetery
Balch Community, Richwood Twp

BRITT Harriet 26 Oct. 1836 - 18 Mar. ???? sister of Thomas Britt, husband of Anne Combs

BRITT Harry Dowell 23 Jul. 1890 - 19 Aug. 1906 s/o Thomas and Anne

BRITT Iduma 07 Jun. 1873 - 19 Jan. 1881 d/o Thomas and Anne

BRITT Infant 16 Mar. 1872 - 18 Mar. 1872 ch. of Thomas and Anne

BRITT Lurenia 15 Nov. 1875 - 07 May 1878 D/o Thomas and Anne

BRITT Thomas F. 10 Apr. 1842 - 11 Aug. 1907 husband of Anne Combs

COMBS Norwood 16 Oct. 1923 - 21 Mar. 1963 s/o Julius, s/o William, s/o John and Kesiah

DENNIS Billy Joe 22 Dec 1922 - 04 Sep. 1941 s/o Joe and Almer Norene Combs Dennis, d/o Mitchell, s/o John and Kesiah

Dowell Chapel - Battle Axe Cemetery
Bird Twp, Tuckerman

COMBS Clay 14 Feb. 1888 - 21 Mar. 1960 s/o William, s/o John, s/o Green B

COMBS Bertha 05 Aug. 1891 - 15 Jul. 1971 wife of Clay, maiden name HOOPER

COMBS Earl 05 Feb. 1912 - 03 Jan. 1983 s/o Clay and Bertha

Harper - Barnes Cemetery
The Air Base, Williams And Harper Cemeteries, Union Twp, Newport

COMBS Ira 11 Feb. 1914 - 11 Feb. 1917

COMBS M. 21 Feb. 1873 - 08 Mar. 1963

Eight Mile Cemetery
Cow Lake Twp, Beedeville

SALTERS Minnie Lou Combs 22 Aug, 1935 - 25 Mar. 1994

Walnut Grove Cemetery
Union Twp, Newport

COMBS Kizarr 1832 - 1904 wife of John, daughter of John and Polly Jackson

COMBS Virgie O 22 Apr. 1914 - 15 Mar. 1997

COMBS David 13 Aug 1911 - 26 Apr. 1999 husband of Virgie

BATES Vivian Lavern Combs 03 Aug. 1921 - 05 Jun. 2003

PHILLIPS Frank M. 1849 - 1912 husband of Martha Combs, d/o John and Kesiah

PHILLIPS Ida E. 1857 - 1925 d/o Frank and Martha

PHILLIPS Jacob F. 03 Dec. 1862 - 21 Sep. 1942 s/o Frank and Martha

PHILLIPS Martha C. 1854 - 1938 d/o John and Kesiah Combs, wife of Frank

PHILLIPS Thomas W. 1886 - 1910 s/o Frank and Martha

Pennington Cemetery
Richwoods Twp, Pennington


COMBS Ruby wife of J.D.

COMBS Billy Don 04 Nov. 1939 - 17 Jul. 2004 s/o H.G., s/o Willie, s/o William, s/o John and Kesiah

COMBS H.G. "Blue" 10 Jan. 1913 - 12 Jan. 1977 Hazel GIBSON

COMBS Derothle Lee 21 Oct. 1917 - 11 Mar. 1999 wife of H.G., maiden name MAJORS

COMBS Willie W. 09 Dec 1947 - 10 Dec. 1947 infant son of H.G. and Derothle

COMBS Willie 1885 - 09 Nov. 1929 s/o William, s/o John and Kesiah

COMBS Pearl 06 Jun. 1889 - 08 Dec. 1960 wife of Willie, maiden name BUSBY

COMBS Elmer 04 Aug. 1908 - 23 Mar. 1988 s/o Willie and Pearl, brother of H. G.

GILMORE Martha E 27 Jun. 1895 - 18 Dec. 1969 d/o William, s/o John and Kesiah

GILMORE Harvey W 07 Nov. 1882 - 21 Nov. 1957 husband of Martha Combs

GILMORE William Curtis 1924 - 2001 s/o Harvey and Martha E Combs Gilmore

Arkansas Death Index, 1914 - 1950
Jackson County Arkansas

May L Combs 04 Mar. 1915

Minnie Combs 07 Mar. 1915

Irene Combs 16 Jan. 1916

Ernestin Combs 31 Jan. 1916

William Combs 11 Jul. 1923

Willie Combs 08 Nov. 1929

Jess Combs 21 Feb. 1931

Minnie L Combs 21 Dec. 1934

Emma Combs 08 Mar. 1936

(blank) Combs 11 Dec. 1947 white male

Social Security Death Index
Jackson County Arkansas

Julius W. Combs 08 Mar. 1892 - 15 Jul. 1971 Amagon

Alfred Combs 18 Jun. 1909 - Jul. 1973 Tuckerman

W. Combs 03 Jun. 1907 - Feb. 1976 Newport

Hazel Combs 10 Jan 1913 - Jan. 1977 Amagon

Earl Combs 15 Feb. 1912 - Jan. 1983 Tuckerman

Elmer Combs 04 Aug. 1908 - 23 Mar. 1988 Newport

Rachel Combs 31 May 1905 - May 1989 Newport

Virgie O. Combs 22 Apr. 1914 - 15 Mar. 1997 Newport

David S Combs 13 Aug. 1911 - 26 Apr. 1999 Newport

Earl E. Combs 30 Sep. 1925 - 23 Oct. 1999 Newport

Billy D. Combs 04 Nov. 1939 - 17 Jul. 2004 Newport

J.D. Combs 13 Jul. 1919 - 17 Aug. 2004 Amagon

Obituaries And Death Notices

Arkansas History Commission # F.S.-08

NEWPORT DAILY INDEPENDENT, MARCH 21, 1910, VOL. 9, NO. 301 -- MARCH 3, 1911, VOL. 10, NO. 281

Friday July 29, 1910, Pg. 3, No. 98 -- Balch News

Ruby, the little six-year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M.E. Combs died Sunday evening with congestion and was burried Monday at the Johnston Cemetery.”

Monday Oct. 17, 1910, Pg. 2, No. 266 -- Local News

Mrs Lucy Combs, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Johnson of Eight Mile, died Sunday from typhoid malarial fever and was buried this afternoon. Deceased is survived by her husband and five children, who have the sympathy of many friends.”

Thursday Oct. 20, 1910, Pg.1, No. 269 -- Balch News

Mrs Lucy Combs died Friday night and was buried Sunday, She leaves a husband and six little children besides a host of other relatives and friends to mourn her loss.”

Arkansas History Commission # F.S.-12

NEWPORT WEEKLY INDEPENDENT, DEC. 30, 1910, VOL. 10, NO. 39 -- NOV. 14, 1913, VOL. 13, NO. 33

Friday Aug. 2, 1912, Pg.5, No. 18, Vol. 12


“Mr. Frank M. Phillips of Conway died at his home in that city Monday evening from an illness of several months, from Bright's Disease. The remains were brought to this city Tuesday evening and carried to the home of C.E. Crook, where the funeral was held next morning at 10 o'clock, conducted by Rev. L.C. Bauer of the Baptist Church, the burial following at Walnut Grove where he was laid beside his son, Tom Phillips, a promising young man who died suddenly two years ago, and to whom the family was much devoted. Mr. Phillips lived the greater part of his life at Calico Rock, where he was one of the progressive citizens and business men of that section. He is survived by a devoted wife [Martha Combs], three daughters and one son, who are: Mrs. Dora Albright and Miss Belle Phillips of this city. Mrs. H.H. Smith of Calico Rock and Mr. Andy E. Phillips of Louisiana, all of whom, with Rev. E.R. Steel, Pastor of the Conway Methodist Church accompanied the remains to this city Tuesday night. To the sorrowing ones who are bowed in grief is extended the deepest sympathy of our people.”

Friday Aug. 16, 1912, Pg. 7, No. 20, Vol. 12


William Combs, a good citizen of Remmel, who has been sick a long time, died Monday morning of dropsy and was buried Tuesday. Rev. Newt Wilson conducting the services. Deceased was a consistent member of the Dunkard church and leaves a wife and three grown children.”

Arkansas Gazette 1960

Saturday, Dec. 10, 1960, Pg. 6a, Col. 3

"NEWPORT -- Mrs. Pearl Combs, 71, a lifelong resident of Pennington (Jackson County) at a hospital here, Thursday."


Obituary Date: 6/6/2003


"Vivian Lavern Combs Bates, 81, of Newport died Thursday, June 5, at Newport. Born at Pennington, she was employed by Victor Metal Industries for 15 years and worked in home health for several years. She was a member of the Cherokee Church of Christ. Survivors include her husband, Phillip H. Bates of Newport, one son, Danny Mason of Cape Girardeau, Mo.; one daughter, Betty Altermann of Newport; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Julius and Delia Kimberling Combs; one brother; and two sisters. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Walnut Grove Cemetery, with Paul Evins officiating.

Obituary Date: 7/19/2004


"Billy Don Combs, 64, of Newport died Saturday, July 17, at Harris Hospital. Born at Pennington, he was a 1957 graduate of Newport High School and had attended Arkansas State University. He established and was publisher of the Jackson Countian, and was a member of Midway Church of Christ. He had also been a Church of Christ minister for many years. Survivors include his wife, Barbara Bray Harbison Combs of the home; one son, Billy A. Combs of Harrisburg; one daughter, Gina R. Motes of Harrisburg;.. two brothers, Joe Combs of Marion and Don Combs of Midway; two sisters, Earline Smith of Harrisburg and Barbara Rushing of Cape Girardeau, Mo.; three grandchildren, Brent Wake, Tyler Bates and Dylan Combs, all of Harisburg;.."

Obituary Date: 8/18/2004


"J.D. Combs, 85, of Newport died Tuesday, Aug 17, in Newport. Born at Caruthersville, Mo., he was a Navy veteran of World War II, a farm laborer and a member of Pennington Church of Christ. Survivors include two sons, Donald Rex Combs of Paxton, Ill., and Bobbie Dale Combs of Newport; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchilldren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Jewell Combs, and his parents..."

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