Edith M. Combs Atkins of Gloucester, died Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Elvin Combs and Ora Thomas Combs; her husband, William Atkins; one daughter, June Combs Howard; a granddaughter, and a great-grandson.
She graduated from Randall Junior High School in Washington, D.C.
Survivors include two daughters, Edith Green and Brenda Stokes; one son, Thomas Slaughter; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
A funeral was held at 11 a.m. on Friday at Carter Funeral Home, Denbigh Chapel, Newport News.