Sue Strain

Thursday, September 30, 2004

Born 2-14-1946 -- Died 9-20-2004

Sue Strain 58, of Thayer, Mo., was born Feb. 14, 1946, in Myrtle, Mo., and was the daughter of Fred Combs and Velma Janes Combs.

She died Sept. 20, 2004, in Thayer, Mo.

She was united in marriage June 20, 1964, in Thayer, Mo. to Jerry Strain.

She was a homemaker and was employed by Riverways Home Health Care. She was a member of Clifton Freewill Baptist Church in Thayer. She loved her Lord, her family and many friends.

She is survived by her husband Jerry of the home in Thayer; two daughters -- Kimberly Sue Strain of Springfield, Mo., and Kayla Strain Melton and husband, Derek, of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; one granddaughter, Jacy Melton of Poplar Bluff; her mother, Velma Combs of Thayer; four sisters - Wanda Rogers and husband, Burnell, of Galena, Mo., Kathy Clark and husband, Dennis, of Myrtle, Linda Whittenburg and husband, Hubert Jr., of West Plains, and Sandy Honeycutt and husband, Ron, of Myrtle; two brothers -- Eddie Combs and wife, Tammy, of Myrtle, and Jeff Combs and wife, Tresa, of Myrtle; her mother-in-law, Hila Strain of Thayer; and a sister-in-law, Janet Grooms, of Thayer.

She was preceded in death by he father, Fred Combs; an infant sister, Roselee Combs; and her father-in-law, Milburn Strain.

Funeral services for Sue Strain, 58, of Thayer, Mo., were held Sept. 22, 2004, at Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer with the Rev. Daryl Johnston and the Rev. James Ray officiating.

Arrangements were under the direction of Carter Funeral Home of Thayer.

Burial was in the Thayer Cemetery.