Wuanita Welsh Combs
June 18, 1937 - November 21, 2017

Wuanita Welsh Combs, age 80, of Gautier passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. She was born June 18, 1937 in Charleston, Illinois and has been a resident of Gautier since 1968. Ms. Wuanita received her Bachelor’s Degree in Kindergarten Primary Education from University of Nevada in Reno and Master’s Degree in Early Childhood from University of South Alabama. She retired in 1999 from Gautier Elementary School after 22 years. She was a former member of Gautier Civitan International.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Leo Merrill Combs and Rosy Combs; mother-in-law, Marjorie Ellen Welsh.

She is survived by her four sons, James Merrill Welsh(Theresa), Aurora, IL; Cary Ryan Welsh, Gautier; Curtis Morgan Welsh ( Becky ), Pascagoula; Michael Loren Welsh (Suzanne), Pascagoula; ten grandchildren, Jacob Aaron Welsh, Jeremy Thomas Welsh, Justin Conner, Sailor Grace Welsh, Preston Seth Welsh, Hannah Lewis, Ava Welsh, Kyle Backstrom, Abby Breaux, and Emma Breaux; cousin, Brad Graven.

Visitation will be Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, 10:00 am-12 noon at O’Bryant-O’Keefe Funeral Home in Pascagoula. Funeral Service will follow at 12 noon from the funeral home chapel. Interment will be at Jackson County Memorial Park in Pascagoula.

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