Barbara Jeanette Combs Gardner, 80, passed away Monday, March, 25, 2019, at her home in Elk Creek.
She was born in St. Louis, daughter of Henry Clay and Edith Faris Combs.
She worked several years at Brown Shoe Company in Cabool until she left to care for her husband until his passing.
She loved to sew, quilt and garden and spend time with family and friends.
She passed as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Clair V. Gardner; and two brothers,
Bill and Tom Combs.
Survivors include a brother, David Combs; four sons, James Marion, David Marion, Samuel Mendoza and Tim Marion; a daughter, Tina Gardner Ayers; 11 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren.
A celebration of life was Saturday, March 30, at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Cabool. Cremation was under the direction of Evans Funeral Home.