Jerry McCombs

Jerry Lindle McCombs, who resided in Subiaco, Arkansas, passed away Sunday, June 1, 2014 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He was born January 25, 1944 near Scranton, Arkansas in Logan County to the late Clyde McCombs and Martha (Luman) McCombs. He was 70 years old. He was also preceded in death by three sisters and five brothers.

Jerry was a 22 year retired U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. After his retirement, he worked for Cloyes Gear Company and started a business building metal buildings. Jerry was a graduate of Scranton High School and was a member of Veterans of Foreign Affairs. He loved fishing, gardening, beehives, and was of the Methodist faith.

Memorial service was held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, June 5th, 2014 at Brotherton Funeral Home Chapel in Paris, with the Rev. Kenny Maness officiating. Cremation and services are under the direction of Brotherton Brothers Funeral Home in Paris.

He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Winnie (Ferguson) McCombs; two daughters, Shreea Martines and Skeeter Swanson and fiance’ Derrick Bobo, all of Subiaco; one son, David Martines and wife Joyce of Subiaco; two sisters, Selma Spicer of Paris and Brenda Hertlein of Subiaco; twelve grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.