SHERMAN – Laura E. Coombs, 95, died Jan. 13, 2005, at Patten. She was born Feb. 4, 1909, in Patten, the daughter of Erving and Maud (Howes) Waters. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church of Sherman Station. She is survived by two children, Thomas Jr. and his wife, Dot McLellan, of Sherman, Jackie and her husband, Dean O’Roak, of Sherman; five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren, one sister, Marjorie Reynolds, of California, several nieces, nephews and cousins, and several stepchildren. She was predeceased by three husbands, Thomas McLellan Sr., Lewis Grasse, and John Coombs. Friends may call 10-11 a.m. Monday, at the Calvary Baptist Church, Sherman Station, with funeral services being held at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Carlton Huntley officiating. Spring interment will be in the Sherman Mills cemetery. Arrangements by Bowers Funeral Home, Island Falls.