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Obituaries

Obituaries

Viola M. Combs 1936 - 2007 Topeka

Topeka - Funeral services for Viola M. Combs, 70, Topeka, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Penwell-Gabel Mid Town Chapel in Topeka. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery in Topeka.Mrs. Combs died Friday, Aug. 24, 2007.She was born Aug. 28, 1936, in Topeka, the daughter of Arthur and Winnie Fortner King. She graduated from Topeka High School.Mrs. Combs was a clerk for Best Western Motel and a cashier for J.M. Bauersfelds and Dillons. She retired in 2005. After retirement, she enjoyed traveling and playing bingo.She married Bobby Combs on July 2, 1976. He died in 1996.Survivors include two brothers, Clifford and Arthur King; two sons, Robert Priest, Lawrence, and Richard Priest; three daughters, Kathryn, Debra, Lawrence, and Barbara; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.Two brothers, Richard and Robert; and a grandson, Kenneth, died earlier.Friends may call after 2 p.m. Monday at the chapel, where the family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday.The family suggests memorials to Helping Hands Humane Society, 2625 NW Rochester Road, Topeka 66617.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.penwellgabel.com">www.penwellgabel.com</a>.