Martha Combs

February 7, 1939 ~ August 2, 2021 (age 82)


Martha L. McCord Combs, 82, of Wabash, passed away at 7:10 a.m. on Monday, August 2, 2021, at her residence.  She was born on February 7, 1939, in Madison County, to the late William V. and Isabelle (Brown) Griese.

Martha married Arthur McCord in 1961; he passed away on June 5, 1988. She then married Carew (JR) Combs; he passed away in 1992.  Martha worked at the Wabash Sweet Shop for 32 years and then worked at HIZ, Inc. in Wabash.  Martha was a member of Wabash North Wesleyan Church.  She was animal lover and especially loved her cats.   

Martha is survived by her three sons, Dale (Amanda) McCord, Lee McCord and Robert McCord, all of Wabash; one daughter, Carolyn (Danny) Prater, of Wabash; one sister, Bonnie Jo Bullins, of Warsaw; twelve grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.  She is preceded in death by one son, Jack McCord; one daughter, Ethel Jane McCord; six brothers and five sisters.  

Private services for family will be held on Friday, August 6, 2021 at McDonald Funeral Homes, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992.  Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Park in Elwood.  

In lieu of flowers, the preferred memorial is to the Wabash County Animal Shelter, 810 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992.

McDonald Funeral Homes, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992, have been trusted with Martha's arrangements.  

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.mcdonaldfunerals.com.

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Private Services

McDonald Funeral Home
231 Falls Ave
Wabash, IN 46992


Wabash County Animal Shelter, Inc.
810 Manchester Avenue, Wabash IN 46992
Tel: 1-260-563-3511
Web: http://wabashshelter.com

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