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Linda “Pat” McGarity Combs
Linda “Pat” McGarity Combs, age 71, of Simpsonville and wife of Nathan Delbert Combs, passed away on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at St. Francis Hospital in Greenville.
Born in Greenville, she was the daughter of the late Virginia Jones Starkey. Mrs. Combs retired from Woodward in Mauldin and was a member of Highland Home Baptist Church where she was a choir member. Her greatest joy in life was going to church and spending time with her family.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by: children, Virginia Ruth Collins (Jeff) of Gray Court, Cindy Sharpe (Hank) of Anderson, Dean McGarity (Seema) of Simpsonville, Pam Watkins (Carl) of Clinton, and Rebecca Hamby (Tony) of Gray Court; brother, Thomas Hooker (Betty) of Greenville; grandchildren, Bradley Burkhalter (Desirra), Tory Collins, Savannah Sharpe, J.W. Sharpe, Mary Katherine Hamby, Gage McGarity, Chandon McGarity, Mira McGarity, Haley Sharpe, Kelsey Sharpe, Karlie Watkins, and Judson Watkins; and great grandchildren, Levi Burkhalter and Aiden Burkhalter.
In addition to her mother, she was predeceased by three brothers.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 PM, on Saturday, January 16, 2021, at Highland Home Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Ben Rumph with burial to follow at Graceland Cemetery West in Greenville.
The family will receive friends in the church fellowship hall one hour prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to Highland Home Baptist Church, 21 Equinox Dr. Laurens, SC 29360.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.thekennedymortuary.com.
A candle was lit in memory of Pat Combs
Mary Samples Jan 12 2021 12:00 AM
Nathan and Family,
Sincere condolences to all of you in the passing of Pat. She will always be remembered by her church family as a sweet, kind and gentle sole. I have never seen anyone move to the next life with such grace and dignity. May God give you that peace that passes all understanding.
David & Ida King
David King Jan 12 2021 12:00 AM
I am so sorry to learn of Pat's homegoing, but I am so glad that she could make her own decision to enter Heaven. That must have been a joyous occasion for her and makes me a little envious. I know each of you will miss her greatly but just remember that she has escaped this terrible world we are living in. May the love of God surround you now and in the coming days as you transition thru her passing.
Cynthia Stone Jan 12 2021 12:00 AM