French Combs, 101, of Amelia, died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Maurine Tharpe Combs.
He is survived by three sons, Arthur Edward (Helen) Williams, James Daniel (Shirley) Williams and French Combs Jr.; five grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Feb. 20, at E. C. Nurre Funeral Home, in Bethel.
Interment at Monroe Cemetery, in Lindale.