Eileen M. Combs, 91, of Riverton formerly of Springfield, IL died at 10:15 a.m. on Thursday, March 1, 2012 at Heritage Health Continue Care.
Born on March 3, 1920 in Springfield, IL to Everett and Elizabeth Metzroth Parker, Eileen is preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Jack and Leroy Parker.
Survivors include two daughters, Carol Bartolomucci of Tunnel Hill, GA and Cheri Herman of Riverton; three sons, Bud (Janet) Combs of Petersburg, Garry Combs of Taylorville and Larry Combs of Springfield; several grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; one sister, Evelyn Combs of Springfield and several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins.
She loved to cook and sew, going to the casinos and riverboats and was a dedicated sports fan of all sports. She was of the Catholic faith. Ms. Combs worked for Illinois Bell and AT & T in the office and cafeteria, retiring on March 3, 1985.
Visitation: 9:00-11:00 a.m. Monday, March 5, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11:00 a.m. Monday, March 5, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor Denny Hamilton officiating.
Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to Riverton EMT’s.