Alma Jean McCombs of Sherrard celebrated her 90th birthday Monday, May 12.
She was born May 12, 1924 to John and Alma Webb of McMechen. She graduated from Sherrard High School in 1942. She married Ivan McCombs in 1946 and moved to the family farm in Sherrard where they still reside.
She has four children. The family includes Karen (Howard) Coffield, John (Marilyn Shepherd) McCombs, Paul (Cristy Kittle) McCombs and Thomas (Beth Black) McCombs. She has 11 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
McCombs is being honored by her family and the congregation of Allen Grove Presbyterian Church at the church today, May 18. There will be special recognition during worship to celebrate her service to the church since 1946. She taught Sunday school and Vacation Bible School, was Sunday school pianist and served on committees. She is the church organist, a position in which she has served for over 35 years.
A lunch will be held after the worship service.