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Thelma Spencer Combs

September 15, 1943 September 23, 2018
Thelma Spencer Combs
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Obituary for Thelma Spencer Combs

Thelma Spencer Combs, 75, wife of Donald, went to be with the Lord on September 23, 2018. Thelma was born to Kelman Spencer and Eliza Gilbert Spencer on September 15, 1943 in Breathitt County. She was a 'coal miner's daughter' raised at the Blue Diamond Coal mining camp at Leatherwood in Perry County, graduating from Leatherwood High School in 1962, the same year she married her husband Donald Combs.

Don and Thelma lived most of their adult life in Lexington and Nicholasville, having resided in Nicholasville for the past 42 years where they raised their sons Brandon and Jason. Thelma worked in management positions at S.S. Kresge's, Hallmark and JC Penney's and worked in various other activities before becoming a homemaker. Thelma is a devoted Christian who loved family very much, a hard worker, and was a giving, gracious, and caring woman to all.

Thelma is survived by her husband Donald R. Combs and two sons, Brandon and Jason (Bree) Combs; four sisters, Bonnie Garrett, Aleene (Glenn) Creech, Dottie Sue (Ralph) Spicer, Monella (Roscoe, Jr.) Keene, and Paula Campbell; four grandchildren, Lauren, Grace, Noah, and Eli Combs; and numerous nieces and nephews. Thelma is preceded in death by her parents, Kelman and Eliza Spencer; and siblings Coy Spencer, A.C. Spencer, Alma Smith, and Faye Caudill.

Services will be held Thursday, September 27 at 11:00 AM at Betts and West Funeral Home. Burial will immediately follow at Maple Grove Cemetery. Visitation is from 6:00 to 8:00 on Wednesday night, September 26, at Betts and West Funeral Home.


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Visitation

Wednesday

26

Sep

6:00 PM 9/26/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/26/2018 8:00:00 PM
Betts & West Funeral Home

404 North Main Street
Nicholasville, KY 40356

Betts & West Funeral Home
404 North Main Street Nicholasville 40356 KY
United States

Service

Thursday

27

Sep

11:00 AM 9/27/2018 11:00:00 AM
Betts & West Funeral Home

404 North Main Street
Nicholasville, KY 40356

Betts & West Funeral Home
404 North Main Street Nicholasville 40356 KY
United States

interment

Thursday

27

Sep

12:00 PM 9/27/2018 12:00:00 PM
Maple Grove Cemetery

North Main Street
Nicholasville, Kentucky 40356

Maple Grove Cemetery
North Main Street Nicholasville 40356 Kentucky
United States
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