Phylis McCombs

Phylis Jean McCombs, 80, of Astoria died at 8:20 a.m. July 25, 2017, at The Elms in Macomb.

She was born April 6, 1937, in Schuyler County, the daughter of Dallas and Eva Briney Hamm. She married Robert L. “Jake” McCombs on Dec. 17, 1951, in Palmyra, Mo. He survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Barb (and Wayne) Miller of Astoria; two sons, Craig (and Nancy) McCombs of Ironton, Mo., and Randy (and Janie) McCombs of Browning; two brothers, Robert (and Rita) Hamm of Marathon, Fla., and Richard (and Karen) Hamm of Chillicothe; five grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Larry Hamm.

She worked at Astoria Fibra Steel for several years.

Private services will be held at a later date. Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Astoria Fire and Rescue Squad.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 8/2/2017

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