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>DANIEL BOONE COMBEE -
 Davenport - Jan.17, 1948, special -  Funeral services for Dainel B. Combee, who was killed Thursday when a train hit the truck he was driving, will be held at the Davenport Cemetery Sunday afternoon at 2:30 .
 Besides his widow, Donnie Ellerbe Combee, survivors include Mr. Combee's mother, Mrs. Edith Emily Combee, of Lakeland; two daughters, Mrs. Elna Combee/ Bowen and Miss Wanda Combee, of Davenport; a son, W. B. Combee, of Haines City; 4 sisters, Mrs. Isa Canup, Mrs. Pearl Sanford, and Mrs. Attie Finger, of Lakeland and Mrs. Artie GAFFNEY of Davenport. The Dave Lane Funeral Home of Haines City is in charge of arrangements. ( Ledger, Jan. 18, 1948, page 8A )
>Mrs. Pauline Agnes Combee- Blackburn-Carroll -  91 - Retired Sectionizer
AUBURNDALE - Mrs. Pauline Agnes Blackburn-Carroll,  passed away Thurs., Feb. 26, 2009 at the Spring Lake Rehab Center due to natural causes. Pauline was born August 8, 1917 in Lakeland to John Lewis and Gertrude Mary (Driggars) Combee. She was a retired sectionizer, lifetime resident of Polk Co., member of the Dixie Highway Baptist Church and loved the outdoors.
 Pauline was preceded in death by her parents; 1st husband, Earl Carroll; 2nd husband, Riley Blackburn; daughter, Patsy Carroll Rainey; 4 brothers; 3 sisters and 1 grand daughter, Sherry.
 Pauline is survived by her loving family: 2 sons: Lamar M. Carroll, Larry E. (Louise) Carroll, both of Auburndale, 2 sisters: Pearl Kirkland of Lakeland, Annie Lee Howard of Lakeland, 5 grandchildren: Missy (J.W.) Watkins of Lakeland, Marcel (Steve) Schmidt of Lakeland, Tammy Erwin of Daytona Beach, FL., Teresa (Johnny) Black of Auburndale, Jane (Ron) Wilson of Titusville, FL., 3 step grandchildren: Sheila Perdue of Auburndale, Ralph (Brenda) Perdue of Auburndale, Raymond (Liz) Perdue of Lakeland, 21 great grandchildren, several great great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Mon., March 2, 2009 at the Kersey Funeral Home with interment to follow at the Mt. Olive Cemetery. Visitation will be held Mon., March 2, 2009 (before services)  at the funeral home.  - Ledger,March 1, 2009

>DONNIE ELLERBE COMBEE - 90 - Wife of Daniel Boone Combee - above
Haines City - Mrs. Donnie Combee of Haines City died Tuesday ( April 5, 1994 ) at home. Donnie was born in Lakeland on Fed. 14, 1904, she was a lifelong resident of Haines City. She was a homemaker and a member of Westside Baptist Church in Haines City.
 Donnie was preceded in death by her daughter, Wanda Matthews in 1987. Donnie is survived by her son William B."Runt" Combee, Kissinnee; daughter, Elna BOWEN, of Haines City; 6 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren.  Services were held at Lane-Holt Funeral Home, 233 N. Ninth St., Haines City.
>SAM COMBEE - 69 -
 Sam Combee, a lifelong resident of Polk County, died Friday night at 9:20 at his home on Combee Road, a farmer and cattleman, had been on the board of deacons of the Gapway Baptist Curch for 35 years.
 Sam is survived by 2 sons, S. G. and Clayton Combee; a daughter, Mrs. Warren Smith; 3 brothers, Morgan, H. N. , and H. W. COMBEE; a sister, Mrs. Sallie Bryan; and 9 grandchildren.
 Services will be held at the Gapway Baptist Church this afternoon at 2:30with Rev. T. F. O'STEEN officiating and interment will be in Gapway Cemetery.  Te Futch-Steen Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. ( Ledger, Sunday Morning, March 3, 1946 )
>BILL "RUNT" COMBEE – 88 - Haines City Industry - Son of Daniel Boone and Donnie Combee
HAINES CITY - Runt Combee, of Haines City, FL, passed away peacefully at home on October 9, 2012 from heart failure. Runt was born in Lakeland, FL, on January 24, 1924 and was a lifelong resident of Polk County. After high school Runt entered the U.S.
Army and fought for our country during World War II. For over fifty years he owned and operated Haines City Industries, growing, harvesting and hauling citrus. Runt served as Mayor of Haines City and spent his entire life working to provide for his family while serving the town and the churches he has belonged to: Eastside, Shamrock and Oak Hill Baptist.
 Runt was preceded in death by his parents, Daniel Boone & Donnie Ellerbee Combee, a sister Wanda Combee Matthews, and his daughter, Brandy Combee.
 He is survived by his wife, Darby Combee; daughters Jane Combee (Fred) McTeer and Amy Combee (Brandon) Layne; son Billy Combee; sister Elna Combee Bowen; seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
 The family will receive friends on Friday, October 12, 2012 , with the service to follow at 11:00am, at Oak Ridge Funeral Care, Haines City. Burial following service at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Kissimmee, FL. ( The Ledger, Wed., Oct. 10, 2012 )
FRANCES  A. COMBEE / JOHNSON - 85 - Wife of William Eli  Johnson
Auburndale - Mrs. Frances A. Johnson of Route 1, died Monday, July 7, 1975. Frances was a native of Polk County and was a member of the Gapway Baptist Church.
 Frances is survived by one daughter, Willie Hughes of Auburndale; 2 sons, Buck of Auburndale and Eli of Andalusia, Ala.; 1 brother; Kelon Combee of Auburndale; 10 grandghildren; 22 great grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren.
 Kersey Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. ( The Ledger, Wednesday, July 9, 1975 )
WILLIAM  ELI  JOHNSON - 84 -
Auburndale - William Eli Johnson of Route 1, died at a Bartow Hospital last night after a long illness. William was a native of Tennessee and moved to Polk County 60 years ago. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Gapway Baptist Church in Lakeland.
 William is survived by his widow; Mrs. Frances Combee Johnson; 2 sons, George and Eli Johnson, both of Auburndale; 2 daughters, Mrs. Letha Clark of Clearmont and Mrs. Willie Mae Hughes of Polk City; a brother, I. T. Johnson of Baird, Texas, 9 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.  >Service arrangements will be announced by Kersey Funeral Home. ( The Ledger, Wed. Aug. 9, 1961 page 2A )
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Funeral Service for WILLIAM E. JOHNSON
  Auburndale- Services for William E. Johnson 84 of Route 1, who died Tuesday, will be held tomorrow at Gapway Baptist Church with Rev. John Williams officiating, Burial will take place in Collins Cemetery, Kersey Funeral Home in charge. - Ledger, Thursday Aug. 10, 1961
>LOWELL LEE COMBEE – 76 - Maintenance Engineer - Son of Walter and Hazel Combee
LAKELAND - Mr. Lowell Lee Combee, went to be with the Lord on November 22, 2008 as the result of an auto accident.
Born in Polk City on February 20, 1932, he was a lifetime resident of the area. He was a maintenance engineer for 34 years at Lakeland Regional Medical Center. He was a Baptist.
 He was preceded in death by his wife Shirley Ann Combee; parents, Walter M. and Hazel Combee; and two brothers.
 He is survived by his daughters, Dianne Anderson and fiancé Donny Cutts of Auburndale and Rhonda Trimm and husband Josh of Polk City; son, Randy Combee and wife Laura of Lakeland; sisters, Eunice, Wanda, Muriel, Bernice and Linda; brothers, Glenn, Vincent, Neil, Lucian and Terry; eight grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.
 Funeral services will be held Friday, November 28, 2008 at 12 00 p.m. from the graveside at Mt. Olive Cemetery. Friends may call at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Online condolences at lakelandfuneralhome.com. - 
Ledger, Nov. 26, 2008
>DALLAS FRANKLIN FINGER - 42 -  Auto Mechanic
 Dallas Franklin Finger, 42 (looks like age 42 ) of Southeast Lakeland, died last night at a Bartow Hospital. He was an automobile mechanic and a member of the Gapway Baptist Church.
 Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Attie ( Combee ) Finger; 1 daughter, Miss Janet Finger; 3 step-daughters, Mrs. Edan Steele, Mrs. Bertha Finger, and Mrs. Franklin Hooks, all of Lakeland; 1 step-son, Alton GRIMES of Lakeland; and 1 brother, D. L. FINGER of Leesburg, and 4 sisters, Mrs. Susie REESER, and Mrs. Lavenia GRICE both of Vero Beach and Mrs. Leona WALKER of Bartow and Mrs. Doris REYNOLDS of Coleman.
 Services will be announced later by the Gentry-Morrison Funeral Home. ( Ledger, Thursday, Feb. 2, 1956 )
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 Funeral Notice: Dallas F. Finger
Services for Dallas of Southwest Lakeland, who died Wed. Feb. 1, 1956 , in a Bartow Hospital, were held Sunday at Gapway Baptist Church . Burial at Gapway Cemetery.
MARY JUANITA COMBEE / NICKLES - 87
 Lakeland- Mary Juanita Nichols passed away Nov. 30, 2010. Mrs. Nickles was born in Lakeland on Oct. 3, 1923 and remained a lifetime resident of the area. Mary was part of the Lakeland Pioneer Family line ( The Combee's )  she was a member of the Gapway Baptist Church where she was active in Sunday School.
 Mrs. Nickles was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Nickles and her son, David Vance.
>EDITH EMILY GRIFFIN COMBEE - 86 - 
Mrs. Edith Emily Combee, of Combee Road, died yesterday morning at her home after a long illness. She was a native of Polk Co. and a member of the Gapway Baptist Church.
 Edith is survived by her 4 daughters, Mrs. W. P. Gaffney of Davenport, Mrs. Attie Finger, Mrs. Isa Canup and Mrs. Joe Sandiford, all of Lakeland; 18 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, and 8 great-great-grandchildren.
 Services will be held tomorrow ( Tues. Feb.2, 1960 ) at Gapway Baptist Church with the Rev. Steve Simmons, pastor, officiating, assisted by the Rev. P. F. Osteen, pastor of the Skyline Baptist Church. > Burial will be in Gapway Cemetery. Arrangements are being directed by Kersey Funeral Home of Auburndale. -  Ledger, Monday, Feb. 1, 1960
>A.D. COMBEE – 81- Cattleman - ( The Ledger, May 1, 2012 )
POLK CITY - A.D. Combee,  went to be with the Lord April 28, 2012 from his home due to heart failure. Mr. Combee was a lifelong resident of Polk County. He was a fifth generation cattleman who loved his cows. He was a member of Griffin Baptist Church, served in the Air Force and loved his family and grandkids.
 He is survived by wife Lorene; son Hugh (Malinda) Combee; daughters Pam (Wes) Ward, Penny (Billy) Boles, Nina (Brannen) Hester; grandchildren Dusty, Rhonda, Hugh Daniel, Donnie, Matthew, Jason, Jerrad, Robby, Audrey and Savannah and 5 great grandchildren.
 A visitation will be held Wednesday at Griffin Baptist Church. Funeral service Thursday at the church.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Griffin Baptist Church, 3225 Kathleen Road, Lakeland, FL 33810. –
> THELMA LEE COMBEE - 90
LAKELAND - Thelma Lee Combee, of Lakeland, passed away March 11, 2010 due to heart failure. She was born in Brooks County, Georgia January 10, 1920.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Cecil F Combee, in 2002 and a son, Jesse Lee Combee in 1947.
Survivors are three sons: Charles Leonard Combee of Davenport, Cecil Wayne and Glenn Edward Combee of Lakeland, and daughter, Shirley A. Lester of Lakeland, 8 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren, 3 sisters, and 1 brother.
 Mrs. Combee was a dedicated Christian mother and grandmother She was an active member of Gapway Baptist Church for over 60 years. In September 2009, the church honored her by naming the church library, Thelma Combee Library. She loved to study family and church history. In 2009 the Gapway History book was completed by her and her daughter.
She and her husband were farmers and sold vegetables at the local farmers markets for many years. They also worked at the church 27 years caring for the yards and buildings. - Visitation will take place at Gapway, Sunday (3-14-2010).
The funeral will follow at 3 pm. Donations may be made to Gapway Baptist Church, 1702 Terry Rd.; Lakeland, FL 33801, with
funds going to the Thelma Combee Library to establish a History room. - Lanier Funeral Home. -
Ledger on March 13, 2010
>ZULA Mae Fowler COMBEE – 82 - Homemaker - Wife of Edgar Combee
LAKELAND -- Mrs. Zula Combee of Lakeland died of heart failure Friday (July 18, 2003) at Lakeland Hills Center. She was born in Sparta, Tenn., on Oct. 28, 1920, she came to Lakeland from Tennessee 50 years ago. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Abundant Life Church of God.
 Mrs. Combee is survived by her husband, Ed Combee; daughters, Debbie Combee and Pam Coker, both of Lakeland; sons, Tommy Dennis and Ray Dennis, both of Lakeland, Braxton Dennis, California; brother, Virgil Fowler, Cookville, Tenn.; sister, Elsie Nellums, Tampa; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be, Saturday at Gapway Cemetery. -Heath Funeral Chapel.- Ledger on July 23, 2003
>EDGAR COMBEE -  84 - McDonald Construction - Husband of Zula Combee
LAKELAND - Edgar Combee, of Lakeland, FL, died Saturday, March 20, 2010, in Lakeland, FL. from heart failure.  He was born on August 1, 1925 to Pearson and Ethel Combee. He was a lifelong resident of Lakeland. He was a rancher early on, and later he worked in heavy equipment for McDonald Construction.
 Edgar is survived by Debbie Combee, Pam Coker, step-sons Braxton, Tommy, and Ray Dennis, also 6 sisters and 1 brother and many kin. >A funeral service will be held at Gapway Baptist Church, Monday, March 29, 2010, followed by a cremation burial at Gapway Cemetery on South Crystal Lake Drive. >Arrangements are being handled by Central Florida Casket Store & Funeral Chapel, 2090 East Edgewood Drive, Lakeland, FL. – Ledger, March 28, 2010
>HELEN SHIRLEY COMBEE – 67 - Homemaker
LAKELAND -- Mrs. Helen Shirley Combee of Lakeland died of leukemia Sunday (Sept. 14, 2003) at Meadowview Life Center. She was born in Winter Haven on Dec. 5, 1935, she was a lifelong resident of Polk County. She was a homemaker.
 Mrs. Combee is survived by her son, Ray Spivey, Lakeland; daughters, Gay Keene, Kay Chauncey and Katie Combee, all of Lakeland; brothers, George Humphries, Bill Humphries, Paul Humphries and Roy Humphries, all of Chiefland; sisters, Margaret Lozier, Winter Haven, Estelle Humphries, Florida; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at a later date. David-Russell Funeral Home, Lakeland. -Ledger, September 16, 2003
>CLARA M. COMBEE – 92 - Homemaker - Ledger, August 14, 2003
LAKELAND -- Mrs. Clara M. Combee of Lakeland died of complications from a blood clot Wednesday (Aug. 13, 2003) at Lakeland Regional Medical Center. She was born Dec. 15, 1910, she was a lifelong resident of Lakeland. She was a homemaker. She was a Sunday school teacher and choir member at Gapway Baptist Church.
 Mrs. Combee was preceded in death by her husband, Clayton Combee. >She is survived by her son, Ernest Combee, Lakeland; brother, Aaron Reynolds, Clemson, S.C.; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
 Visitation will be Friday at Countryside Funeral Chapel, Lakeland. Graveside services will be Saturday at Oak Hill Burial Park.
>HENRY "HANK" EDWARD JACKSON COMBEE – 60 - Ledger, May 18, 2012
VALRICO - Henry (Hank) Edward Jackson Combee, age 60, was called home to be with the angels May 12th, 2012 due to complications stemming from liver cancer. Born November 12th 1951 in Lakeland.
 Survived by two daughters, Lindsay Combee of Brandon, Christina Neale of Ocala; son, Anthony Suggs of Lakeland. Three grandchildren that he absolutely adored Damion, Peyton, Zachary. Best friend and mother of his two daughters, Bonnie Combee. Father, Henry W. Combee; sisters, Rlivia Bagley, Linda Mathis, Marsha Daniels; brothers, Paul Combee, Kevin Combee all of Lakeland.
>  He was preceded in death by his mother, Martha E. Harrellson; sister, Janice Combee.
Henry had a kind and gentle heart and left a lasting impression upon those whose lives he touched. He was an outstanding father and grandfather, his children and grandchildren's lives will forever be changed with this loss. A Memorial Service will be held Sunday May 20th, 2012 at Salem Primitive Baptist Church, 14402 Salem Church Rd., Dover, FL. A reception will follow at the church.
>RALPH MORGAN COMBEE – 84 - Cattleman
LAKELAND - Mr. Ralph Morgan Combee, died of complications of Alzheimer's disease December 6, 2007. Born in Lakeland on Feb. 27, 1923, he was a lifelong resident. He was a cattleman and a member of the Polk County Cattlemen's Association. He was also a member of the Florida Farm Bureau and one of Polk County's pioneer families. He was an Army veteran of WWII and a member of Gapway Baptist Church.
 Mr. Combee was preceded in death by his son Ronald Combee, brothers Oris Combee, Kenneth Combee, Aldine Combee; sister, Orine Schaller.
 He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Billie Ruth Combee, Lakeland; son, Larry R. "Buck" Combee and his wife Pam, Alturas; daughter, Diane Tate, Lakeland; grandsons, Danny R. Gann and his wife Kathy, Justin W. Combee, both of Lakeland, Jeffrey Aldredge, Alturas; granddaughters Susan Weeks, Lake Wales, Tammy G. Saputo, Lakeland; step granddaughter, Leslie Gann, Lakeland; 8 great grandchildren.
 Visitation will be Monday (12/10/07)  at Gapway Baptist Church. Services will be Tuesday at Gapway Baptist Church. Interment will be in Oak Hill Burial Park.Lanier Funeral Home.
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Ledger, December 8, 2007
> Mr. John Lawton Combee - 67 -
  Lakeland - John died of heart failure Sunday (Oct. 6, 2002) at Bartow Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lakeland on Oct. 15, 1934, he was a lifelong resident. He was a Mason. He was a Navy veteran. He was a Baptist.
 Mr. Combee is survived by his sister, Evelyn Bishop, North Carolina.Services will be Saturday, Oct. 19,2002 at Peace River
Church of God. Whidden-McLean Funeral Home, Bartow.
- Ledger on October 9, 2002
>REV. DAVID HERBERT COMBEE - 77 -  Pastor - husband of Jewell Combee 
Lakeland - The Rev. Herbert Combee of 8355 S.R. 33 North, died Friday, Sept. 20, 1985 at Lakeland Regional Medical Center. Herbert was a Native and lifelong resident of Polk County, he was a Pastor of local Baptist Churche's for 48 years. He was a member of Oak Hill Baptist Church, Loughman.
Herbert is survived by his wife Jewell Combee, Lakeland, daughters, Joyce Burnsed, Lakeland and Doris Turner, Bradenton, brother, Leslie Combee, Lakeland, sisters, Jewell Mills, Lakeland and Oleta Owens, Yakima Wash. and 2 grandchildren.  >Lanier Funeral Home, Lakeland. - Ledger, Sat., Sept. 21, 1985  >Funeral Services for the Rev. Herbert Combee will be held Sunday, Sept. 22, 1985 at 2:00 p.m. from Mt. Olive Baptist Church with the Rev. Hayes B. Davis, Pastor of the church, Ren. Rick Brown of Dunn Memorial Baptist Church in Baxley, Ga. and Rev. Bernie Dixon of Marble Springs Baptist Church in Marble Springs, N. C. officiating.
 Interment will follow in Mount Olive Cemetery. All Pastor's in Ridge Baptist Association and South Florida Association are invited to serve as Honorary Casket Bearers. Friends may call at Lanier Funeral Home on Sat., Sept. 21, 1985 (today) .
Ledger, Sat. Sept. 21, 1985 -  ( Note: Rev. Bernie Dixon is my uncle , by Peggy McSwain) 
>JEWELL COMBEE - 84 - Homemaker - wife of Rev. David Herbert Combee 
Polk City - Mrs. Jewell Combee of Polk City died Thursday, Nov. 10, 1994 at her home. Jewell was born in Highland City, Polk Co., Fl.  on Aug. 25, 1910, she was a lifelong Lakeland area resident. She was a homemaker. and was a member of Mount Olive Baptist Church, Polk City.
 Jewell was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. David Herbert Combee. > She is survived by her daughters, Joyce Burnsed, Lakeland and Doris Turner, Bradenton; sister, Pearl Combee, Lakeland, and 2 grandchildren. - Visitation will be tonight ( Sat. Nov. 12, 1994 ) at Lanier Funeral Home, 717 Griffin Road, Lakeland. Services will be Sunday at Mount Olive Baptist Church, Polk City. - Ledger, Sat. Nov. 12, 1994
Notes: Polk  County Marriage records shows a Jewel Sutton married a Herbert Combee on Sept. 24, 1930 - ( maiden name might be- Alva Jewell Sutton ) 
>DORIS COMBEE TURNER – 76 – Publix - Daughter of Jewel Combee - Ledger, Sept. 18, 2011
BRADENTON - Mrs. Doris Combee Turner, passed away Sept. 15, 2011 due to heart failure. Mrs. Turner was born Sept. 30, 1934 in Polk City, FL. She moved to Bradenton in 1977. Doris worked as an Executive Assistant with Publix Supermarkets and Manatee Glens. She was a member of Northwest Baptist Church in Bradenton, participated in fund raising for Manatee Glens, and was an active volunteer in her community.
 Mrs. Turner was preceded in death by her husband, Robert H. Turner, Jr.; and sister, Joyce C. Burnsed.
She is survived by her sons, Robert H. Turner, III of Bowling Green, KY, and Michael L. Turner of Vasteras, Sweden; daughters, Marie T. Blume of Dunnellion, FL, and Teresa D. Turner of San Clemete, CA; nephew, Dennis Burnsed of Atlanta, GA; niece, Deborah Rotuno of Lakeland, FL; 5 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
 Visitation will be held Monday, 9/19/11, at Mt. Olive Baptist Church. Funeral service will follow on Monday, 9/19/11, at Mt. Olive Baptist Church. Interment will be in Mt. Olive Cemetery.
 In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 5415 Mt. Olive Rd., Polk City, FL. 33868. 
>MR. WILLIAM KENNETH BURNSED – 72 - Engineer -  Ledger on Mar. 23, 2003
LAKE CITY -- Mr. William Kenneth Burnsed of Lake City died of cancer Thursday (March 20, 2003) at North Florida Regional Medical Center. Born March 3, 1931, in Lacoochee, he came to Lake City from Lakeland in 2001. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in Korea as Sgt. 1st Class. He was a mechanical engineer. He worked for Mine & Mill Supply of Orlando, Gondas, Inc., and was owner of Southern Pump & Supply Company. From 1969 to 1972 he served in an advisory capacity to SWFWMD. He was a member of First Baptist Church at the Mall.
 Mr. Burnsed was preceded in death by his wife,Joyce Combee Burnsed. >>(daughter of David Hebert & Jewel Combee)
 He is survived by his (# 2 ) wife, Helen Burnsed, Lake City; son, Dennis Burnsed, Duluth, Ga.; daughter, Deborah Rotuno, Tampa; stepson, Roger Dale Hayes, Starke; step-daughter, Pamela Stevens, Port Charlotte; brother, Eldridge "Jim" Burnsed, Dade City; sister, Veda Lankford, Ocala; and five grandchildren.
Visitation will be today at Lanier Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Monday at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Polk City. - 
>AUDIE COMBEE - 74 - Farmer -
Lakeland- Mr. Audie L. Combee of 3020 Audie Combee Road, died Friday, Sept 6, 1985 at his home. Audie was a Farmer.
Audie is survived by a step-daughter, Emmaruth Waller of Polk City; sisters Lavada Jefferies, Brunette Jefferies and Juanita Nichols, all of Lakeland. and several nieces and nephews. Gentry-Morrison Funeral Home Lakeland. Ledger Sun, Sept. 8, 1985.
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Funeral Notice for Audie Combee; Ledger, Sunday, Sept. 8, 1985;
Funeral services for Mr. Audie L. Combee will be held Monday (Sept.9, 1985 ) from the Glen W. Morrison Chapel, Rev. Steve Simmons Pastor of Southside Baptist Church in Mulberry officiating.  Internment will take place in the Gapway Cemetery.
>EVELYN E. COMBEE  BISHOP -  88 -   Ledger, Wed., Sept. 4, 2013
ROCHESTER, PA. - Evelyn E. Combee Bishop, of Rochester, passed away Saturday August 31, 2013, in Rochester Manor, due to natural causes. Born May 5, 1925, in Lakeland, Florida, a daughter of the late Harney and Mabel ShawCombee Sr., she was a housewife and a member of St. Cecilia Roman Catholic Parish, Rochester, where she was a member of the Christian Mothers.
 She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene E. Bishop Sr. in 1979 and two brothers, John Combee and Harvey Combee Jr.BI
 Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Eugene Edward Jr. and Glenda Bishop, Raleigh, NC; two daughters, Joan D. Shaffer, LaGrange NC and Elizabeth A. Bishop Rochester; seven grandchildren.
Friends were received on Tuesday in the William Murphy Funeral Home, Inc., 349 Adams St., Rochester.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. in St. Cecilia Roman Catholic Church, Rochester Township.
Interment will follow in St. Cecilia Roman Catholic Cemetery.  The family wishes memorial contributions be made to Life Beaver County, 100 Superior Ave., Aliquippa, PA 16001. The family wishes to thank their aunts for doing many things with and for their mother. A special thank you to Aunt Mary, Aunt Peggy, and Aunt JoAnn and to the people of Life Beaver County. 
>WILLIAM “BILLY” MORGAN COMBEE, Jr. – 55 -
LAKELAND - On Saturday, September 28, 2013 William (Billy) Morgan Combee, Jr. went home to be with the Lord due to heart failure. Billy was born on August 8, 1958 to William and Sharon Combee of Lakeland.
 He is survived by his son, William Combee, III and his wife, Tiffany, and his mom, Brenda Eser, brothers, Bart and Nickalous Combee, and grandson William IV, who was born Se../../schools/LakelandAlumni.htmlpt. 29th.
 Billy graduated from Lakeland High School in 1976, where he was very active in marching and concert band and formed many lifelong friendships, including his friend in Christ, Bill Pinner and family.
 He lived and worked most of his life in Lakeland, traveling to New England a lot early on in his life after receiving his Thoroughbred Horse Trainers license. He had many accomplishments, including winning Florida's biggest race with Admiral Whiskers. He also, proudly owned and operated Billy's Deli on Edgewood Dr. until it closed several years ago. He was working with Bill Combee Plumbing and Repair until his illness no longer allowed him to. Billy was a very loving and giving person, helping and lending a hand to whoever needed one. He will be missed by many and is loved by many more.-Ledger, Thur. Oct.3, 2013
RANDY DUANE COMBEE – 59 -  Ledger, Tuesday, March 25, 2014
LAKELAND - Randy Duane Combee, passed away on Friday, March 21, 2014, in Lakeland, Florida, due to pneumonia. He was born on January 19, 1955, in Lakeland, Florida. Randy was an avid fisherman and loved to hunt.
 Randy was preceded in death by his daughter Stacee Bell; his grandson Lane Bell; and his parents Aldine & Agnes Combee.
 Randy is survived by his wife Judy Combee; his children Ricky Combee & Ashlee Harwell; his stepchildren Heather Lawson & Kassiddee Dionne; his brothers Mike Combee of Kville & Johnny & Jimmy of Polk City; his sister Bonnie Mae Boles of Lakeland; 7 grandchildren; and several nieces & nephews.> Visitation will be at Gapway Baptist Church, 1705 North Com bee Road, Lakeland, FL, Thursday March 27th, 2014 . Graveside services will be on Friday, March 28th, 2014 at Auburndale Memorial Park, 1889 West Derby Avenue, Auburndale, FL, 33823. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations to help Judy with funeral. –
>HENRY W. ( Washington ) COMBEE – 95 -  Publix
LAKELAND - Mr. Henry W. Combee, went home to be with the Lord on Aug. 16, 2014. He was born in Lakeland and has been a lifetime resident. Henry was a member of North Lakeland Baptist Church. He loved camping and fishing.
 Henry is preceded in death by 3 wives, Louise, Martha and Mae; 3 children, Linda, Janice and Hank.
 Survivors include his sons, Paul and Wayne of Lakeland, Kevin of Plant City; daughters, Marsha Reecy of Plant City, Rlivia Ernest of Lakeland; brother, R.L. Edith of Lakeland; sister, Margaret Lashley of Homosassa, FL; 27 grandchildren, 36 great grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren. A memorial service will be conducted Tuesday, August 26th, 3:00, North Lakeland Baptist Church, 306 Wilder Rd., Lakeland.
Ledger, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 - (Marriage records below should be check to make sure they are right.)
Henry Washington Combee – to – Mary Louise Hall – 7-26-1939
Henry Washington Combee - to – Martha Estelle Suggs – 8-17, 1946
>PATRICIA "PATSY"COMBEE-MEYER – 80 -
LAKELAND - Patricia "Patsy" Johnson Combee-Meyer,went home to be with the Lord on March 27, 2011 due to heart failure.
 She is remembered by 7 children: Cheryl McMahon, Karen Childs, Pamela Pollard, Randy Combee, Julie Scott, Greg Combee, Laurie Ann Letchworth; 20 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 7, 2011 at Oak Hill Cemetery (Park), 4620 U.S. Hwy. 98 South. – Ledger, April 5, 2011
>MICHAEL 'MIKE' ALDINE COMBEE -68  - Retired Truck Driver - Ledger, March 29-30, 2015
AUBURNDALE - Mr. Michael 'Mike' Aldine Combee, a lifetime Polk County resident, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at his home with his family. Mr. Combee was born July 28, 1946, in Lakeland to Aldine and Agnes Mae (Dias) Combee. He graduated from Lakeland High School, Class of 1967 and was a member of Green Pond Baptist Church in Polk City. He was a retired truck driver after 35 years. He worked for several companies, APAC, MacAsphalt, Lane Construction and Central Florida Hotmix.
 Mike enjoyed cattle ranching, hunting, fishing and spending time with his family. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Randy Dwayne Combee and granddaughter Kayla Marie Bryant.
 Mike is survived by his loving family: wife of 24 years: Margaret Combee of Auburndale, son: Jamie A. (Valerie) Combee of Auburndale, daughter: Christina M. Combee-Nichols of Polk City, 2 brothers: Johnny Combee of Polk City, Jimmy Combee of Polk City, sister: Bonnie (Curtis) Boles of Lakeland, 3 grandchildren: Jacob Nichols of Polk City, Alexis (Cameron Cotton) Combee of Auburndale, Danny Combee of Polk City, 2 great grandchildren: Kinsley Bryant & Everett Cotton.  In lieu of flowers, the family request's donations in Mr. Combee's name to: Good Shepherd Hospice, 105 Arneson Ave., Auburndale, FL, 33823. Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Monday, March 30, 2015, at the Kersey Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Auburndale Memorial Park. Visitation will be held before services from 10:00 until 11:00 AM at the funeral home. 
>CHESTER HERMAN COMBEE - 69
LAKELAND - Chester Combee of Lakeland passed away May 15, 2015, at his home in Lakeland. Born in 1945, he was a lifelong resident of Lakeland except for 2 years that he lived with his sister, Bertha McNeal, in Toledo, OH. He always loved being with his family of 12 brothers and sisters altogether. He cared for his mother and brother until they were deceased. Chester could remember jokes and tell them to make you laugh out loud. He lived on Combee Road. While he was growing up, he played baseball with his brothers and sisters out in the pine trees; the pine trees were used for 1st, 2nd and 3rd base. He would play until Mother called us in for supper. Then it would get dark and we'd have to stay in the house. Chester always said 'live within your means and give thanks to God for every day that you have.' Chester was born to Pearson and Ethel Pearl Grimes Combee, who are deceased. Chester was a Baptist. He is survived by 4 sisters Verda Glass, Dorothy Harris, Erma L. Cook & Jim and Marilyn Williams, and many nieces and nephews. David Russell Funeral Home, N. 98 Bartow Rd. , Lakeland, FL. - - Ledger May 30, 2015

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