2016-07-19 / Obituaries

Helen Galloway Combs, 85

Helen Galloway Combs, 85 passed away July 4, 2016 at the Indiana Masonic Home. She was born June 13, 1931 in Owen County, and was the daughter of Loral and Mary Galloway.

On July 9, 1949 she married George Wallace Combs. They were married 49 years until his death in January 1999.

Helen was a member of the Cataract Baptist Church and the Red Hats of Spencer Indiana.

Survivors include 3 sons, Russell E. (Sandra), George (Betty), Greg (Nancy), sister Beverly Kay Leisure, brother Lawrence Galloway and wife Beverly, brother-in-law Russell D. Combs, 6 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, 4 great great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband Wallace, 2 sisters Thelma and Pauline, brother Norman, 2 grandsons, sister-in-law Nadine Pittl, brother-in-law Tony Pittl, and sister-in-law Glenda Combs.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at the Cataract Baptist Church in Cataract Indiana on July 30, 2016 at 11 am with Pastor Jerry Huber officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Indiana Masonic Home Foundation, 525 N. Illinois St., Indianapolis, Indiana 46244-0210 in memory of Helen Combs.

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