ALMA ROBINSON COMBSGREENVILLE, KY., Laura Alma (Robinson) Combs, 80, of Greenville passed away Saturday, February 13, 2021 at Baptist Health in Madisonville after a short illness. She was born May 8, 1940 of Greenville and people affectionately knew her as the “Candy Lady”. The Muhlenberg County native became a member of Eastview Baptist Church in Madisonville before moving to Greenville to care for her ailing mother. She changed her membership back home to First Missionary Baptist Church in Greenville serving on the Matrons Board, Usher Board and assisting in the Culinary Department.

Her educational background consisted of attending Drakesboro Community in Drakesboro, West Kentucky Vocational Technical School in Paducah and the Muhlenberg County Vocational School in Powderly. She worked in the Hopkins County Hospital as Ward Clerk, Regional Medical Center in Medical Records and served the community as a Beautician. Her hobbies included the love of knitting, flowers, reading magazines and anything dealing with shopping.

Her parents John A. & Ruth E. Robinson, 1 brother John A. Robinson III and 1 granddaughter McKenzie Leigh Combs all preceded her in death.

Survivors include 2 sons Leon (Regina) Combs, Jr. of Greenville and Lamont (Christina Civils) Combs of Madisonville, special niece and great nephew Morgan Robinson and Jaxon Robinson both of Louisville, 5 grandchildren Rashad Combs of Madisonville, Montaya Combs of Greensboro, NC, Lamontazia Combs of Travi’El Civils, and Ty’Rese Mosby all of Madisonville, 6 great grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and special friends.                                                                                                   

Services will be held Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 1:00 at First Missionary Baptist Church in Greenville, KY. Visitation from 11am – 1pm at the church on Tuesday.

Burial will be in West End Cemetery in Greenville, KY. Officiant Rev. John Lee III and Eulogist, Rev. Terrence Minor.

Family and friends attending the visitation or funeral service shall be within current health and safety directives/guidelines.

Those in attendance are required to wear appropriate protective masks throughout the duration of all services.

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Bibbs Funeral Home in Greenville, KY is in charge of arrangements.


# Cammie McIntosh 2021-02-19 23:34
Leon & Regina,
I am so sorry for your loss. Such a sweet lady. Keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. Love you!
# Elizabeth Dykes Bush 2021-02-20 01:22
My condolences and prayers to the family.Ms. Laura was such a precious and sweet lady. She will be missed. Absent from the body to be present with the Lord.See you later "Candy Lady."
baby Sister Dykes
# Charlie & Sandra Guy 2021-02-20 01:55
We are sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers.
# Madaline and Robert and Kelsey Phillips 2021-02-20 20:30
Just to let you know that you are in our thoughts and prayers, we love you all.Be Blessed
# Steven D. Ray 2021-02-20 20:51
# Von Horton 2021-02-23 22:39
Lamont and Leon you are in my thoughts and prayers..

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