September 25, 1924 - October 4, 2008
Edith May (Pyle) Combs,84,of Green Bay, Wisconsin, formerly of Hoopeston, Illinois, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 4, 2008. She was born to James and Jennie Lynn Pyle on September 25, 1924, in Wellington, Illinois. She spent most of her childhood near Jamestown, Tennessee, and graduated from John Greer High School in Hoopeston in 1944. She married her high school sweetheart, Raymond D. Combs, on June 6, 1947. Edith worked for Montgomery Ward and Sears. She then became an award winning agent for Modern Woodmen of America Insurance Company. She was a member of the Business and Professional Women, was a leader of a girl's 4-H group, and taught Junior Girls Sunday School class at the Hoopeston First Church of the Nazarene for 20 years. Edith was devoted to her Lord and her family, and worked tirelessly for both. Edith is survived by Raymond, her husband of 61 years, and her daughters Linda Reynolds and husband Dave and grandchildren Marcus and Shannon of Green Bay, Wisconsin, and Pamela and husband Ralph Larmann and grandchildren Allison and Tip, of Newburgh, Indiana. She is also survived by her sisters Mary Simpson of Hoopeston, Illinois, and Grace Bloyd and husband Tom of Forest, Virginia. A Viewing will be held on Wednesday, October 8, 2008 from 5:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. at Hansen Serenity House 1644 Lime Kiln Road. Funeral Service 6:00 P.M. with Reverend Jim Bomkamp. Final Services will be held in Hoopeston. Illinois. A gathering of family and friends will then be held on Friday, October 10, 2008 from 5:00 P.M. to 700 P.M. at Anderson Funeral Home 427 East Main Street, Hoopeston, IL. Visitation will continue after 9:30 A.M. on Saturday October 11, 2008 at the funeral home until the time of service. Funeral Service 10:30 A.M. with Reverend Frank Lacey of the First Church of the Nazarene and graveside rites at Floral Hill Cemetery at 11:30.
Edith May (Pyle) Combs,84,of Green Bay, Wisconsin, formerly of Hoopeston, Illinois, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 4, 2008. She was born to James and Jennie Lynn Pyle on September 25, 1924, in Wellington, Illinois. She spent... View Obituary & Service Information
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