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Verna Jean Combs Jackson

December 26, 1929 December 14, 2016
Verna Jean  Combs Jackson
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Obituary for Verna Jean Combs Jackson

Verna Jean Combs Jackson, age 86, of Jackson, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky.

Verna was born on December 26, 1929, a daughter of the late Berry and Dova (Gross) Combs. She was a devoted full time wife, mother, and grandmother who loved her Lord and served him faithfully.

She is survived by her loving husband of 66 years, Hugh Jackson of Jackson, Kentucky; one daughter, Sharon (Gary) Ratledge of Benton, Missouri; two sons, Larkin (Cyndi) Jackson of Highland, Michigan; and Steve (Michelle) Jackson of River, Kentucky; nine grandchildren, Angela (Lynn) Arnett of Georgetown, Kentucky; Renee Jackson of Tecumseh, Michigan; David (Rhonda) Ratledge of Scott City, Missouri; Tom (Amy) Ratledge of Benton Missouri; Rachel (Shawn) Hamiton of Prestonsburg, Kentucky; Stephanie (Will) Stephens of Bethany, Kentucky; Lisa (Brandon) Arnold of San Antonio, Texas; Valerie Jackson of Stanton, Kentucky; and Aaron (Brooke) Jackson of Lexington, Kentucky; one brother, Berry Jr. (Jean) Combs of Jackson, Kentucky; 21 great grandchildren; 3 great great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents, Berry and Dova Combs, Verna was also preceded in death by one granddaughter, LeeAnne Anderton.

Funeral services will be conducted at the Watts Funeral Home Chapel in Jackson, Kentucky at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 17, 2016 with Pastor Delmar Gross officiating. Verna will be laid to rest in the Jackson Cemetery in Jackson, Kentucky with Aaron Jackson, David Ratledge, Tom Ratledge, Lynn Arnett, Will Stephens, Tom Smith, and Luke Stephens serving as pallbearers. Friends may visit the funeral home after 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 16, 2016.

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Visitation

Friday

16

Dec

5:00 PM 12/16/2016 5:00:00 PM
Watts Funeral Home

650 KY-15
Jackson, KY 41339

Watts Funeral Home
650 KY-15 Jackson 41339 KY
United States

Service

Saturday

17

Dec

11:00 AM 12/17/2016 11:00:00 AM
Watts Funeral Home

650 KY-15
Jackson, KY 41339

Watts Funeral Home
650 KY-15 Jackson 41339 KY
United States
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