Shirley Combs, 77, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. She was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area and retired from TVA with over 20 years of service. Shirley was of the Baptist faith. She was a loving mother and grandmother who raised her children as a single mother. Shirley was preceded in death by her sisters, Ruth Shuster and Frances Norman; and her brothers, L.D., Mendal and C.L. Longley. Survivors: one daughter, Cindi (David) Arendale, Hixson; one son, David Combs, Hixson; sister, Rose Woodbury; granddaughters, Heather Combs and Madison Mehaffey; grandsons, Christopher Combs and Brady Arendale The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. today, Jan. 7, 2014, at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace followed by a memorial service at 7 p.m. in the Chapel with Minister Gary Massey officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Chattanooga, 4411 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37416. Please visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences. Arrangements by Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace. 423-877-3524.