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October 28, 2021

Betty Jean Combs Burns

Betty Jean Combs Burns, 82, of Statesville, passed away May 22, 2021, at Hospice of Iredell County.

Born May 15, 1939, in Alexander County, she was the daughter of the late Lottie Head Combs and Roy Lester Combs. Betty was a member of Fairview Baptist Church and a previous member of South River Baptist Church.

Betty is survived by a daughter, Mary Burns of Statesville; a brother, Alfred Combs of Pittsboro; and a sister, Gerri C. Benfield of Stony Point.

A graveside service will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at South River Methodist Church with Pastor Scott Eades and Pastor Paul Hill officiating. The family will receive friends following the service.

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

Chapman Funeral Home is serving the family of Betty Jean Combs Burns.

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