William P. ‘Bill’ Combest
EDINBURGH, Ind. – William P. “Bill” Combest, 84, of Edinburgh, died at 5:10 p.m. Sunday, May 12, 2013, at the home of his daughter in Columbus.
Mr. Combest retired in 1997 from CUI where he was a heavy equipment operator. He was a member of Edinburgh American Legion Post No. 233, Columbus Moose Lodge No. 398 and Greenwood VFW Post.
Born in Champaign, Ill., March 10, 1929, Mr. Combest was the son of the late William J. Combest and Carrie Holmes Combest.
He is survived by sons, Billy Joe (Barbara) Combest, of Columbus, Jackie (Jerry) Combest, of Columbus; daughters, Diane (Dale) Shuffitt and Paula (Dale) Hayford, both of Columbus, and Sheila (Mike) Bowling of Brown County; a brother, Joe Combest, of Glasgow; sisters, Bessie Willis and Gladys Murrell, both of Columbia, and Betty Logsdon and Helen Simpson, both of Glasgow; 12 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Barnsfather and sisters, Mildred Thomas, Louise Rogers and Edna Young.
Funeral was conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Whosover Will Community Church, 623 S. Eisenhower Drive in Edinburgh. Burial was at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh. Arrangements were made by Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home in Edinburgh.
Marjorie Flowers Cooksey
GLASGOW – Marjorie Flowers Cooksey, 87, of Glasgow, died Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Glenview Health Care Center.
A native of Barren County, she was a daughter of the late Edgar L. Flowers and Hettye Britt Flowers. A life-long resident of Glasgow, she was a retired employee of Handmacher Fashions in Glasgow and a member of Glasgow Baptist Church.
Survivors include one son, Bill Cooksey and his wife Sally, of Sheffield, Mass.
Visitation with the family will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home. Memorial graveside service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Glasgow Municipal Cemetery with Reverend James S. Jones officiating.