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Arvella "A.J." McCombs

June 22, 1935 September 28, 2018
Arvella "A.J." McCombs
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Arvella “A.J.” McCombs, 83 of Butler, Missouri passed away September 28, 2018 at home surrounded by family. Cremation, with private family memorial services at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Mullinax Funeral Home, Butler (660-679-0009). Messages of condolence may be left for the family at

Arvella June McCombs was born June 22, 1935 in Waterloo, Iowa to Ewald and Rosetta Struck.
She was united in marriage to John Brinyark III. After his passing, A.J. was united in marriage to Rollin E. “Samm” McCombs. Together they would enjoy life, traveling, visiting friends and family, and most all they enjoyed making toys to give away to children.

A.J. was preceded in death by her parents, first husband John Brinyark III, sons Tony LeRoy Brinyark, Johnny Brinyark, and Marvin Brinyark. She is survived by her husband Rollin “Samm” McCombs of Butler, MO., daughter Brenda Dotson and husband Ed of North Carolina, daughter Linda Brinyark and partner Wanda Lindsey of Knoxville, TN., son James Brinyark and wife Terry of Maynardville, TN., sister Betty Lou Ackerman of Waterloo, IA., sister Shirley Kappel of Waterloo, IA., a brother Rick Ackerman and wife Cheryl of Waterloo, IA., along with many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and extended family members. A.J. was dearly loved by her family and friends and will be forever missed.

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