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Mary Katherine Burr Combs

September 12, 1935 — April 29, 2021

Mary Katherine Burr Combs

Orangeburg, SC

Mrs. Mary Katherine Burr Combs, age 85, formerly of Chesterfield, SC, entered into rest on Thursday, April 29, 2021. Graveside services will be 1:00 PM Sunday, May 2, 2021 at Chesterfield Cemetery by Brent Taylor. The family will greet friends following the service at the cemetery.

Mrs. Combs was born September 12, 1935 in Chesterfield, SC a daughter of the late John Thomas and Grace Sellers Burr. She retired from Orangeburg School District 5 as a Teacher’s Aide, and was a former supervisor with K-Mart in Orangeburg. She was a member of Northside Baptist Church of Orangeburg. Mrs. Combs enjoyed shopping, going out for a ride and sight-seeing, and was very talented with ceramic crafts.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Combs was also preceded in death by her son, Brian Combs; sister, Betty Major; half-brother, Charles Wesley Burr; and beloved mother-in-law, whom she had a special bond with and considered her best friend, Elaine Combs.

Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Douglas Graham Combs of the home; 3 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and sister, Barbara (John) Landon of Columbia, SC.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601

Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home ( of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Combs family.

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Sunday, May 2, 2021

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