Vela Mae Combs O’Neil was born June 6, 1939, in Caddo Mills and left this life Sept. 24, 2013.
She is survived by her sister, Virginia “Ginny” Peacock and husband Gene of Campbell; a sister, Peggy Adams of Garland; brother Joseph Combs of Campbell; sister-in-law Bernice Combs of Lewisville; 17 nieces and nephews and numerous great-nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Herman O’Neil; her parents, James Thomas Combs and Mittie Bowers Combs; brother J.T. Combs and wife Lee; a brother, Johnny Combs; sister Rita McAnn and niece Alicia McAnn.
Visitation will be prior to her funeral service scheduled at 2 p.m. today at Centerville Road Church of Christ in Garland. Interment follows at Wylie Cemetery.
Allen Funeral Home, 508 Masters Ave., Wylie, (75098, 972-442-2234) is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be made at www.allenfuneral.com