Born 12-11-1928 -- Died 4-7-2008
Glen E. Combs, 79, retired captain of the Tulsa Fire Department, died on April 7, 2008, at his home in Tulsa, Okla. He was born on Dec. 11, 1928, at Myrtle, Mo., the son of the late Floyd Earl Combs and Amanda Armita Williams Combs.
He was married July 18, 1948, to Elaine Kindred of Tulsa.
Survivors include: his wife, Elaine of the home; sons, Glendon Kyle Combs and wife, Sandra of Tulsa, Daniel Bryant Combs of Claremore, Okla.; one daughter, Loree Jo Smith and husband, Edwin of Tulsa; six grandchildren; four brothers, Clifford Combs and wife, Vertilee of Granbury, Texas, Harris Combs and wife, Mary of Mannford, Okla., Bill Combs and wife, Darlene of Trinidad, Texas, and Truman Combs and wife, Linda of Thayer, Mo.; one sister, Pat Wynn and husband, Jinks of Alton, Mo.
Preceding him in death were: his parents; two infant brothers; a brother, Ben Combs; and sister, Madge Roach.
Services were held on April 11 at Community Christian Church in Tulsa with Dr. Gerald Kinder officiating.
Internment followed with Masonic Rites at the Woodlawn Cemetery in Claremore, Okla. Services were entrusted to Moore's Eastlawn Chapel, in Tulsa.
Pallbearers were members of the Tulsa Fire Department who gave the last call ceremony at the gravesite.