Barbara Joann Combest 1940 - 2009

Services for Barbara Joann Combest, 68, Lawrence, were Friday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be in Sutton Cemetery.
Mrs. Combest died Tuesday, March 24, 2009, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
She was born July 18, 1940, in Strong City, the daughter of Neil Montgomery and Lenora Audna Hase Hamilton. She lived in the Lawrence area most of her life.
Mrs. Combest worked in the cafeteria at Naismith Hall. She enjoyed gardening, sewing and quilting.
Survivors include two daughters, Cathy Ingle, La Harpe, and Dee Sanderson, Eudora; a son, Steven Ingle, Baldwin City; two brothers, Roger Hamilton, Manhattan, and Ronnie Hamilton, Council Grove; a sister, Carolyn Barrett, White City; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.?
The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, sent in care of the funeral home.
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