Phyllis Combs, age 79, of South Milford, passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at Parkview Noble Hospital in Kendallville, Indiana. Mrs. Combs was born September 14, 1938 in Malle, Kentucky to the late Seaphas and Virginia May (Stamper) Sutton. Her family moved here in 1947 and she married Carl Combs on July 3, 1959 in South Milford, Indiana. Early in her life, she was employed at G.C. Murphy Dime Store in Kendallville. She also worked at the Rome City Library and Courier in Kendallville. Phyllis was a member of the Community Baptist Church.
Husband, Carl Combs of South Milford.
Sister, Brenda and Ford Frick of Skinner Lake near Albion.
Brother, Cephas and Barb Sutton of Kendallville.
Sister-in-law, Joyce Sutton of Little Turkey Lake near Stroh.
Nieces and nephews: Ford, Jr. and Holly Frick of Avilla; Chris Frick of Indianapolis; Angie and Tim Dhillon of Fort Wayne; and Jason and Cristy Sutton of Kendallville. Also surviving are many great nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her brother, Victor Sutton in March of 2017 and a nephew, Wesley Sutton.
Visitation will be held Thursday from 4:00 – 8:00 PM at Hite Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held Friday, February 2, 2018 at 11:30 AM at Community Baptist Church near South Milford with Pastor Carl Ritchie and Pastor Sam Weimer officiating the service.
Burial will follow at South Milford Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Ford Frick, Jr., Chris Frick, Tim Dhillon, Jason Sutton, Don Cornett, Bob Lawson, Travis Knox, and Chase Sprouse.
Memorial donations may be made to Gideon’s International or Parkview Noble Hospice.
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Arrangements entrusted to Hite Funeral Home of Kendallville.