Ella was born in Richfield, Idaho, the third of 11 children. She spent her childhood there where she met her husband, Navy Seaman, Dallas R. Coombes. They were married in Richfield in 1939. The couple lived in San Diego California, where they were stationed, for a year. They then moved back to the Mountain Home area, raised their children and lived them remainder of their years. Ella's loving nature made her family to everyone she met. She will be dearly missed.
Ella is survived by her children Nancy Ring of Bedford, Texas, Marcia Turner of Mountain Home, Linda Viken of Mountain Home, Gloria Barclay of Mountain Home, Dallas Coombes of Palm Bay, Florida, Rhonda Frans of Boise, Ronnie Coombes of New Mexico, and Lonnie Tennant of Boise, 37 grandchildren, numerous great and great-great-grandchildren, and her sisters; Janie Brown and Eileen Steele and brothers; James, Bobby and Antone Kodesh. She was preceded in death by her husband Dallas, second husband Delbert Tennant, son Floyd Coombes, grandson Elliott, sisters; Mary, Dorothy, Lilly and Rose and her brother Tom Kodesh.