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Elizabeth Combs

d. October 28, 2023

Elizabeth Combs

Port Gibson-- Elizabeth Combs, 91, passed away on Saturday, October 28, 2023 at DeMay Living Center in Newark.

A graveside service will be held at a later date at the Port Gibson Cemetery.

Elizabeth was born in Newark, on May 21, 1932, the daughter of the late Peter and Mary Boeye. She was a graduate of Newark High School, Class of 1950. For almost a half of a century, she owned and operated Smith’s General Store in Port Gibson. For most of her life she was a member of the Port Gibson United Methodist Church. In her spare time, she loved to read.

She is survived by a son James Smith; two daughters Jean (George) Rouse and Chris (Jack) Hicks; four grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Richard Combs; a grandson Peter Smith; a sister Mildred and a brother Nelson.



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