2017-09-14 / Obits



88, of Lapeer, died

Saturday, September

9, 2017 at her home.

Sylva Jane Lockard was born April 29, 1929, in Jackson, KY. She married Arie Mitchell Combs on April 23, 1946 in Lapeer. She was preceded in death by her husband.

Sylva was employed by Lapeer State Hospital/ Oakdale Center in Lapeer as a Dietician and Kitchen Manager for 15 years. She has attended both the Calvary Bible Church in Lapeer and Hunters Creek Community Church in Lapeer.

She is survived by her daughter, Sandra Combs of Lapeer; sons, Richard (Kathy) Combs of Columbiaville and Dwayne (Shari) Combs of Jasper, GA; two brothers, Seldon Lockard and Johnny (Mary) Lockard. Also surviving are her grandchildren, Trisha, Wesley, Wendy, Rick, Jennifer, Kyle; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arie Mitchell Combs; a son, Ronald Combs; her parents; a brother, Stanley Lockard; and sisters, Ellen, Ora, Beatrice, Hazel and Ellis.

The memorial services are being planned for Saturday, September 30, 2017 at Hunters Creek Community Church, Hunters Creek Rd. at Metamora Rd., Lapeer. Burial of cremated remains will be at Imlay Township Cemetery, Imlay City. The family will be available for visiting hours prior to the memorial services.

Please be sure to sign our on-line register book at muirbrothersfh.com

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