- December 2, 1919 - February 19, 2011
- Bald Knob, Arkansas
of Fawnee's Passing
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“I am sorry to hear Mrs. Coombe has passed away. Please accept my condolences. i have many fond childhood memories of visiting her home with Carolyn...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Beatrice McKamey Elder - CA
“We just wanted to send this note to tell you all that we are thinking of you and Fawnee. It seems our families have been intertwined for many, many,...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Bill and Margaret (Freppon Razian) Davis
“Phyllis, Carolyn, Charles, Linda & Families: I am so sorry to learn of Fawnee's death. She was always like a second mother to me. I have many warm...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Claudia (McKamey) Figlia - MI
“We are all very sorry for your loss and you are all in our thoughts and prayers.
4 of 8 | Posted by: Turner, Williams and Associates, P.A. - AR
“love you and miss you, memories are kept forever.
5 of 8 | Posted by: Tony @ Bobbie Newberry - Allegan, MI
“Thinking of you all during this time of sadness. Prayers for you that God will give you grace and strength. Love you, Robin and Joe
6 of 8 | Posted by: Joe and Robin Spence
“so sorry for your loss y'all....i am glad i got to visit with aunt fawnee at the last coombe gathering....what a gentle, loving soul...my heart goes...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: rex coombe - chicago, IL - nephew
8 of 8 | Posted by: Slayden Wallis - Bald Knob, AR
Fawnee Brown Coombe, 91, of Bald Knob, died Saturday, February 19, 2011 in Searcy. She was born in Russell, Arkansas December 2, 1919 a daughter of the late Clarett and Effie Talley Brown. Fawnee was retired from General Industries in Bald Knob where she made and enjoyed many friendships over her 26 years of employment. She was an avid flower gardener having won many ribbons at the White County Fair for her entries. She was dearly loved by her family and friends and will be missed.
She is survived by her children, Carolyn Carlson (Larry) of South Haven, Michigan, Phyllis Bratcher (Vernon, Jr.) and Linda Varnell (Leroy) all of Bald Knob; sons, Tony Coombe (Anita) of Bald Knob and Charles Coombe (Vivian) of Legionere, Pa.; 14 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Katherine Brown Powell (George) of Byhalia, Mississippi.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Murrell Coombe; son, Ray V.Coombe; 2 brothers, James A. Brown and Donald Brown.
Visitation will be Monday from 6-8 p.m. Service will be held on Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at the Powell Funeral Home Chapel in Bald Knob with Bro. Doug Coombe officiating. Interment will follow in the Shady Grove Cemetery by Powell Funeral Home, Bald Knob-Judsonia. www.powellfuneralhome.net.