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Hazel Doris Byrd Combs
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Hazel Doris Byrd Combs, of Delray Beach, FL, passed to God on January 7, 2018. Hazel was preceded in death by her lifelong best friend and beloved husband of 56 years, Herman Wesley Combs. She is survived by her loving daughters Rosemary Mays, Jane Wulf, and Rebecca Combs, and her brother, Ivan Byrd. Hazel was predeceased by siblings Edna Reynolds, Goldie White, Clayton Byrd, and Datha White. Hazel was born October 30, 1932 to the Reverend Floyd Byrd and Rosie McQueen Byrd of Jessamine County, Kentucky. She was a graduate of Nicholasville High School Class of 1950, Kansas City Business College, and Miami Dade College. Hazel retired from the City of Hialeah Police Department in 1995, after 20 years of civil service. The funeral service will be conducted Saturday, January 13, 2018, at 1 pm at Betts and West Funeral Home, Nicholasville, KY. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be January 12 from 4 pm till 8 pm. Pallbearers will be Lance Mays, Glen Wulf, Gary Ginn, Terry Byrd, Leslie Combs, and Andrew Ginn. In lieu of flowers, Hazel requested that donations be sent to Bluegrass Care Navigators – 2312 Alexandria Dr, Lexington, KY 40504. Online guestbook at

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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Betts & West Funeral Home

404 North Main Street
Nicholasville, KY 40356





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Betts & West Funeral Home

404 North Main Street
Nicholasville, KY 40356

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Maple Grove Cemetery

North Main Street
Nicholasville, Kentucky 40356


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