CLAIMS Wm. E. COMBEE: Lakeland Pioneer To Be Buried This Afternoon at
William E.Combee, age 67, a native of Lakeland, dies Saturday morning at the Orlando Hospital following a lingering illness.
Funeral services will be held this afternoon at 3:00 at the Gapway Baptist Church, Rev. D. R. Hickam; officiating. - Interment will be made at Gapway Cemetery.
Mr. Combee was born June 10, 1865, in Lakeland, and was wel known in this community, having lived almost all his life in the Combee Settlement.
Mr. Combee is survived by his wife, 4 daughters, Mrs. Isa Canup, Mrs. Attie Grimes, and Miss Pearl Combee, all of Lakeland and Mrs. Artie Gaffney, of Haines City, and one son, Dan Combee, Davenport. He also leaves 6 brothers, Alf, H.C., Sam, Morgan, N.H., and Lee Combee, all of Lakeland and one sister, Mrs. Sarah J. Bryan of Lakeland.
Smith and Dukes are in charge of arrangements. (Ledger, Sept. 28, 1930- pg.7 )