Lebanon, VA – Phyllis Ann Dotson Deskins, age 71, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 14, 2021. Born February 28, 1949. She was the daughter of the late Charlie Omer and Mary Katherine Dotson. Our family is getting bigger in the arms of God.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her three brothers: Thurman, Robert and Sam Dotson; one sister: Helen Dotson; grandson: Tyler Sword; and one step-son: Wilson Deskins.
She is survived by her husband of twenty-four years: Larry Deskins, Jr.; two daughters: Linda Huffman and husband Mike and Brenda Meade and husband Robert; two sons: Allen Combs and wife Martha, Gary Combs and wife Shelly; one step-son: Joey Deskins and wife Tammy; four sisters: Ella Williams, Judy Dotson, Louise Surcey, Norma Fields; eleven grandchildren: Heather Bush and husband Dan, Nichole Roberts and husband Charlie, Marcus Combs and wife D.J., Nathan Combs and wife Brianna, Alayna Combs, Lexie Combs, Madison Huffman, Garin Combs, Hayden Combs and Kinsley Combs; five great-grandchildren: Owen Bush, Titus Bush, Colton Roberts, Clayton Roberts, Emerie Roberts and awaiting the arrival of great-grandson Rhett; several nieces and nephews; and special friend: Sue Bailey Combs.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, February 18, 2021 in the Combs – Hess Funeral Service Chapel with Pastor Darrell Harmon and Pastor Seth Shortridge officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Hills Memory Gardens. Family will receive friends 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 17, 2021.
Serving as pallbearers will be Garin Combs, Hayden Combs, Marcus Combs, Nathan Combs, Dan Bush, Charlie Roberts, Richard Nash, Joey Deskins.
Honorary pallbearers will be Robert Meade, Mike Huffman, Howard Gobble, Junior Jones, Steven Dotson, Randy Bostic, Eric Fields.
In consideration of the health and safety of all those attending the service, Combs - Hess Funeral Service and the family strongly encourages all CDC guidelines be followed, including the use of a face mask.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family online at www.CHfunerals.com. Combs – Hess Funeral Service, 291 Highway 71 Fincastle Road, Lebanon, VA 24266 (276) 889-4444 is serving the Deskins family.