Martha L. McCord Combs, 82, Wabash, passed away at 7:10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, at her residence. She was born Feb. 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 Friday, Aug. 6, at McDonald Funeral Homes, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, IN 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, IN 46992.
McDonald Funeral Homes, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, IN 46992, have been trusted with Martha’s arrangements.