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Betty Mary Combs Jones

March 12, 1940 March 20, 2019
Betty Mary Combs Jones
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Obituary for Betty Mary Combs Jones

Betty Mary Jones 79, widow of James Hershel Jones, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday March 20, 2019 in Berea, KY. Mrs. Jones was born in Hazard, KY March 12, 1940 to the late George Washington and Emily Jane (Sumner) Combs.
Betty and Hershel were in the restaurant business in Berea, KY starting in the mid 1960’s with the Tastee-Freez drive-in restaurant, then the Colonel Drive-In Restaurant, and ultimately The People’s Restaurant. When Hershel passed away 1986 Betty continued to operate the People’s Restaurant until it was destroyed by fire in 1995. Betty re-built on the site and opened Sweet Betty’s restaurant in 1996 which was in operation until 2005.
Betty is of the Baptist faith and was a member of the Wallaceton Baptist Church. Other than her husband and parents she was preceded in death by three brothers, George Combs, John Combs, and Charles Combs. One sister-in-law Joan Combs. Two sisters, Thelma Combs, and Judy Combs. One step-son Michael Jones. One brother-in-law Wendell Lake. And one very special pet, her cat Miss Kitty, who preceded Betty in death by one week.
Mrs. Jones is survived by one son Gary Jones of Orlando, FL; one daughter, Tami Jones Riley and her husband Gary of Berea. Three God-daughters, Audrey Toohey Geary of Glasgow, KY, Fran McCloud of Waldport, OR, and Karen Todd of Berea, KY. Her grandchildren, Morgan Riley Sexton and her husband Nick of Glendale, AZ, and Carson Riley of Berea. Two God-grandchildren, Erika Toohey Pendleton and Brandon Condiff, both of Glasgow, KY. And one step-grandson Alex Webb of Bee Springs, KY. One brother Don Combs of Berea. One sister Jackie Lake of Berea and her son Jeff Johnson along with his children Cameron Johnson and Taylor Johnson. One sister-in-law Nellie Combs of Waco, KY., special caregiver Arlene Allen, and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be 4PM – 8PM on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at Davis & Powell Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 1:00PM Monday, March 25, 2019 at Davis & Powell Funeral Home with Rev. Joey Kays officiating. Burial will follow in the Berea Cemetery. Pallbearers will be, Jeff Johnson, Cameron Johnson, Doug Fritz, Harold Eden, Lothar Baumann, and Howard Mayfield.
Flowers will be accepted or Contributions to Wallaceton Baptist Church Fund
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Visitation

Sunday

24

Mar

4:00 PM 3/24/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 3/24/2019 8:00:00 PM
Davis & Powell Funeral Home, LLC

616 Chestnut Street
Berea, KY 40403

Davis & Powell Funeral Home, LLC
616 Chestnut Street Berea 40403 KY
United States

Service

Monday

25

Mar

1:00 PM 3/25/2019 1:00:00 PM
Davis & Powell Funeral Home, LLC

616 Chestnut Street
Berea, KY 40403

Davis & Powell Funeral Home, LLC
616 Chestnut Street Berea 40403 KY
United States

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Berea Cemetery Final Resting Place

500 Oak Grove Ct
Berea, Kentucky 40403

500 Oak Grove Ct Berea 40403 Kentucky
United States
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