Ruby Mae Little Combs

Published 11:58 am Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Ruby Mae Little Combs, 90, a former resident of Mock Place, Mocksville, died on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, while surrounded by family.

She was born in Rowan County on Sept. 3, 1924, the daughter of the late Bruce and Carrie Abernathy Little, and was the widow of the late Walter “Raymond” Combs.Mrs. Combs was a seamstress in the textile industry. Her last employers were Blackwelder’s Textiles for two years and Magla Products for 10 years. She was a long-time and active member of Cooleemee Church of God. Mrs. Combs was loving, caring and giving and would give a stranger the shirt off her back.

Survivors: 2 daughters, Carol Stephens and husband, Terry McCormick of Houston, Texas, and Margie Browning and husband Dan,of Mocksville; 2 sons, Billy Combs and wife Patricia of Beach City, Texas, and Donald Combs and wife Darlene of Dallas, NC; 7 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and 7 great-great grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by 3 brothers, 4 sisters, and 2 grandchildren.

A celebration of life service was to be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5 at the Cooleemee Church of God, officiated by the Rev. Bruce Harry. The family received friends Tuesday, Aug. 4 at the Davie Funeral Service Chapel. Burial was to be in Forest Lawn West Cemetery in Charlotte.   

Memorials: Cooleemee Church of God or the church of donor’s choice.