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Obituary: Jerry Combest, Columbus

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Jerry Combest, 60, of Eighth Street, died at 1:40 a.m. Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at Columbus Regional Hospital.

Jerry enjoyed sewing, gardening and cooking and loved to volunteer at Lincoln Central Neighborhood Family Center. Jerry loved her family, children and grandchildren and enjoyed spending time with them.

Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home with Mike Sarver officiating. Calling will be from 9 a.m. until service time Friday. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Born in Wheatfield, Indiana, May 7, 1952, Jerry was the daughter of Amos Bailey and Lona Smith Bailey. She married Jackie Combest June 5, 1970.

Survivors include her husband; sons, Shawn D. Combest and Scott A. (Jennifer) Combest, both of Columbus, IN; brothers, Rob Shephard, Lacy Bailey and James Bailey, all of Sawyersville, KY; a sister, Cathy Bouff of Paducah, KY; and grandchildren, Dawson A. Combest, Amos G. Combest and Shelby L. Combest.

She was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers.

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