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In Memory of

Shirley Sue Coombes

October 23, 1948 - October 14, 2016

Obituary


Shirley Sue Coombes, 67, of Van Buren, passed away Friday, October 14, 2016 at her home. She was born October 23, 1948 in Van Buren to the late J.D. and Rita Belt. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, friend, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was a homemaker, and a member of the First Baptist Church in Alma.

She is survived by her husband of 34 years, David Coombes of the home; two daughters, Sherry Redding of Van Buren, and Melinda Hay of Fort Smith; a son, Gary Crawford of Fort Smith; two stepdaughters,...

Shirley Sue Coombes, 67, of Van Buren, passed away Friday, October 14, 2016 at her home. She was born October 23, 1948 in Van Buren to the late J.D. and Rita Belt. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, friend, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was a homemaker, and a member of the First Baptist Church in Alma.

She is survived by her husband of 34 years, David Coombes of the home; two daughters, Sherry Redding of Van Buren, and Melinda Hay of Fort Smith; a son, Gary Crawford of Fort Smith; two stepdaughters, Revona Short of Lavaca, and Leona Crowe of Bentonville; a sister, Vickie Heavener of Greenwood; a brother, Jimmy Belt of Sallisaw; four grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Hall Cemetery in Natural Dam, under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren, AR.

Pallbearers will be Chris Coombes, Joshua Coombes, Justin Gregory, Eddie Hollway, Dustin Stout, and Brandon Coombes.

Family will visit with friends from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Monday, October 17, 2016 at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home, 4100 Alma Highway, Van Buren, AR.