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Lois A. Combs

February 23, 1937 ~ March 18, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Lois Combs Obituary


Lois Ann Combs, age 86, passed away at her home in Celina, on Saturday, March 18, 2023.

She was born February 23, 1937, in Hilliard, to the late Francis and Amey Orahood Walker.

Lois and Loren I. Combs were married on July 21, 1956, and he survives at the residence.  Lois leaves behind their son, Paul Combs of Celina, and two grandchildren, Michael Combs and Carrie Combs

Also surviving are her brother and sisters: Joanne White of Columbus, Gerald Walker of Mount Gilead, and Iva Sheets of North Lewisburg.  Surviving brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law are: Marian Smith of Greenville, and Phillip (Judy) Wright and Marvin (Bonnie) Combs, of Eaton.

She was preceded in death by brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Bill White, Betty Walker, Bob and Sally Combs, Eddie and Margaret Combs, Jim and Gayle Combs, and Bob Miller, and her parents-in-law: Paul and Mildred Combs. 

Lois was a graduate of Hilliard High School.  She was a homemaker, and had attended the Montezuma United Methodist Church.   Lois was a loyal fan of The Ohio State University men's basketball team.

She owned Standardbred horses, and enjoyed harness racing and horse pulling.  Lois was a member of the Mercer County Harness Horsemen's Association, Ohio Harness Horsemen's Association, Christian Harness Horsemen's Associationand the United States Trotting Association.

Calling Hours are at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home in Celina, from 12:00 Noon to 2:00 PM on Wednesday, March 22, followed by the Funeral Service at 2:00.  Chaplain Eric Muhlenkamp will officiate. 

Burial will follow at Mercer Memory Gardens, Celina.     

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Christian Harness Horsemen's Association, 157 N. Main St., Salem, NH 03079 or EverHeart Hospice, 1350 N. Broadway St., Greenville 45331. 

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Jerry Boley and the staff of EverHeart Hospice for their loving care of Lois. 


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Calling Hours
March 22, 2023

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home
218 W. Market St.
Celina, OH 45822

Funeral Service
March 22, 2023

2:00 PM
W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home
218 W. Market St.
Celina, OH 45822


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