Lydia Jill Combs age 72 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, February 19, 2019 in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

Jill was born on November 17, 1946 in Washington, D.C. to the late John P. Keppler and the late Margie M. Hill-Keppler. She worked as a secretary in law and also a child support enforcement officer. She enjoyed many hobbies such as quilting, baking, and was very competitive in board games. Jill was very informed with politics. She was an active member of the Red Hat Hotties Club. Jill had a servant’s heart and enjoyed volunteering to help others and was involved in her church reading devotionals on radio. She was a role model for her family and will be missed by all.

She is survived by son: Levi Combs and wife Jenette of Vacaville, California

Half daughters: Dawna Jordan and husband Saul of Texas, and Julie Carruthers and husband David of Texas

Grandchildren: Andrew Combs of Houston, Texas, Owen Combs of Vacaville, California, Maren Gerstner of Dallas, Texas, Alaina Jensen, Camille Scott, Daniel Jordan, Nathan Jordan, David Carruthers, Mark Carruthers, Katie Carruthers, Michael Carruthers, and Kenneth Combs

Sister: Jackie Eckels of Cambridge, Maryland

Nieces: Romie Asplen, Christine Hett, Laurie Whiston and Abby Norris.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Don Combs, and son Scott Combs.

Mrs. Combs was sent for cremation under the direction of Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

Memorials may be made to Christ Episcopal Church, 803 Church Street, Mena, Arkansas, 71953. 


2-27-19 3:17 p.m. KAWX.ORG 


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