Arline Combs


CONTINENTAL -- Arline Ann (Barker) Combs, 77, formerly of Continental, passed away at her home in North Fort Myers, Fla., at 9:50 p.m. Sunday, December 29, 2013.

She was born March 24, 1936, in Toledo, to the late George M. Barker and Vera (Richards) Barker-Hanna. On August 6, 1955, she married Norval E. Combs who preceded her in death on November 16, 2008.

She is survived by four children, Martin (Crystal) Combs of Continental, Matthew (Heather) Combs of North Fort Myers, Fla., Norrine (Greg) Logan of Olive Hill, Ky., and Noline Wagner of Melrose; 18 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Forrest Hanna of Hicksville and Harold (Buddy) Hanna of Columbus.

She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Nadine Combs; and four sisters, Vera Beckford, Georgia McAdams, Martha Graf and Marjorie Bruce.

Arline was the owner/operator of the former Combs Carry-Out in Continental and had worked at WalMart in North Fort Myers, Fla.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 4, 2014, at Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Continental, with Pastor Eric Dailey officiating. Burial will follow in Monroe Cemetery, Continental. Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. today and one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Condolences can be expressed at

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