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West Plains, MO Location (417) 256-4141

Thayer, MO Location (417) 264-7242


  Eva Lucille (Combs) Hollaway, age 73, of Couch Missouri, passed away February 10, 2023, at her home. Lucille was born June 26, 1949, to Lee and Louella (Hand) Combs in Biggers, Arkansas.

  Lucille married the love of her life Charles Hollaway at Cotton Creek Freewill Baptist Church and they were happily married for fifty-four years. Within this union they had three boys, Charles, Jonathan and Clayton.

  Lucille was a very loving person and loved everyone. She cherished her family and loved taking care of them. She loved to sing gospel hymns, she enjoyed being a Pastors wife and helping her husband with the church. She will be missed by all that knew her.

  She is survived by her husband Charles; three sons Brad, wife Lavel, Jonathan, and Clayton, wife Rachel; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and one sister.

  She is preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; and two sisters.


  Funeral services  will be held on Thursday, February 16, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Missouri.

  Interment will be on Thursday, February 16, 2023, in Thayer Cemetery, Thayer, Missouri with services under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc. in Thayer, Missouri.



  1. Shauna Golden
    February 13, 2023 @ 6:39 pm

    You were a great lady. I am sure glad I met you in this life and heard you sing ” two winning hands”. I got a feeling those “winning ” hands are holding you now and you are in the presence of the almighty God in eternity . You
    Were loved and will miss you. Prayers for comfort and strength during this time of loss for the hollaway family .

  2. Collins family
    February 15, 2023 @ 8:05 pm

    We have known the Charles Lucille Hollaway family for several years. Sister Lucille was a wonderful woman of God. The Light of Jesus shone through her wherever & whatever she was doing. She has made the final journey home. She is at rest in the arms of the Lord. She will be missed. Prayers for God to surround her family in loving, comforting peace. From Tommy, Pat & Thomas Collins family

  3. Cathy godwin
    February 16, 2023 @ 8:11 pm

    We are so sorry for you loss.. She will be missed by so many. But heaven gained an angel.. Prayers for all of you..Doug and Cathy Godwin.

    February 26, 2023 @ 11:26 am

    Charles and family so sorry to hear of Lucille passing she was such a nice lady everyone loved