Casey  County News


Russell County News, October 5, 1939

Forrest Combest Meets Tragic End

Mr, Forrest Combest, of Dunnville, who is well known here [Jamestown, Ky.] was killed in a motorcycle mishap near Cape Girardeau, Mo. He was 37 years old, a son of Mrs. Sallie Combest and the late Ras Combest, and was a splendid citizen. He leaves a wife, two daughters, two brothers and four sisters to mourn his passing.
It will be remembered that his son, Henry, six years of age, was drown[ed] in the mill pond at Dunnville, about three years ago.
Funeral services were held at the Dunnville Christian Church Wednesday, Oct. 4, at 2:00 P.M. with burial in the Antioch Church cemetery.

[The deceased's full name was James Forrest Combest. His son Henry was nine at the time of his (Henry's) death, not six as stated in the article.]