Sam, 79, and Marietta, 77, Combs

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Carroll and Marietta (Briner) Combs, passed away together on Saturday, July 6, 2019 in their home. Samuel was born on Dec. 6, 1939 in Chavies, Ky., the son of the late Jeff and Latisha (Duff) Combs. Marietta was born on Aug. 31, 1941 in Crothersville, Ind., the daughter of the late Wilson and Lula Ann (Beringer) Briner.
Sam and Marietta were united in marriage on July 19, 1958 and moved here in 1969. In 1985 they opened Combs Cleaners where both Sam and Marietta could be found on a daily basis taking care of customers and making many lasting friendships. After 26 years of service they retired in 2011.
Sam and Marietta were preceded in death by their parents, one son, David Combs; daughter-in-law, Sandra (James) Combs. Also several siblings.
Sam and Marietta leave to cherish their loving memory; four children, Sam (April) Combs, Dianna (Matt) Wilkins, Joe (Mendy) Combs, and Mark Combs. Fourteen grandchildren, Becky (Chase) Crose, Ashley (Tony) Foghino, Samantha and Taylor Combs, Courtney and Levi Wilkins, Joey and Kayla Combs, Mike (Samantha) Moser, Dianna (Ryan) Galbreath, Brooke and Dylan Combs, Rob (Amanda Wespinter) Dunham, and Tim Dunham. Seven beloved great-grandchildren, Caileigh Crose, Briana, Kendall, and Kamron Foghino, Zane Galbreath, Jolene Combs and Daniel Moser. Several step grandchildren and greats and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the time of services at 12 noon on Friday, July 12, 2019 at the Hohner Funeral Home with Pastor Jeff Porter officiating.
Interment will be held in Riverside Cemetery, Three Rivers. Memorial donations may be left to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or the Charity of One’s choice. Online condolences may be left at

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