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
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, 809 Church Street, Mena, Arkansas, 71953.