Kay Coombs, age 78 of Horse Cave, passed away Friday, March 13, 2020 at Signature Health Care of Hart County. She was a native of Horse Cave and a member of the Horse Cave United Methodist Church. She was a graduate of Caverna High School and Western Kentucky University. She was a retired teacher, having taught at many schools in Kentucky and Florida, and an avid reader, writer and animal lover. Mrs. Coombs was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles “Chuck” Shuster and Marie Hughes Shuster.
She is survived by her husband, John Coombs; one daughter, Meredith Sparks of Vine Grove; one son Jonathan Coombs of South Carolina; one step-daughter, Terry Lynn Overbee (Mike), of Lexington; one grandson, Beckham Coombs; two step-grandsons, Sam Overbee and Jake Overbee; two sisters, Mary Louise Cherry (Jerry) of Horse Cave and Pat Shuster Orwick of Indiana; one nephew, Graham Cherry (Sierra); two nieces, Holly Taylor (Chris), Amy Antle (Garrett); one aunt, Doris Barnes; two sisters-in-law, Linda McFarland (Bob) and Mary Francis Head (Ralph).
Funeral Services will be private. Winn Funeral Home in Horse Cave is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.winnfuneralhome.com