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Barbara Combs

Barbara Hancock Combs, 93, New Albany, formerly of Elizabeth, died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014.
Born in Little Creek, Va., she was a homemaker, a quality control inspector for Olin Mathieson, a 4-H leader, a RSVP volunteer and a member of the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant in Elizabeth.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ewell Combs.
Survivors include five children, Janet Campbell, Shirley Rice and Bob Combs, all of New Albany, Patty Pangburn of Sellersburg and Christine Combs of Downers Grove, Ill.; two sisters, Mabel Seagle of Virginia and Martha Gittle of New York; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Wednesday, Aug. 20, from 2 to 8 p.m. at Newcomer Funeral Home in New Albany and Thursday, Aug. 21, after 9 a.m. at Presbyterian Church of the Covenant in Elizabeth.
Funeral: Thursday, Aug. 21, at 11 a.m. at the church with burial in Glenwood Cemetery.
The family suggests memorial gifts to the Church of the Covenant or Hosparus ‘ the Community Hospice of Southern Indiana.