Rose Marie (Wright) Combs

March 7, 1939 ~ November 22, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Rose Combs Obituary

Rose Marie Combs, age 84 of Macomb, passed away early Wednesday morning at her home.

She was born March 7, 1939 to Gladys Wright in Detroit, Michigan. On September 20, 1980 Rose was united in marriage with Kermit E. Combs at Zion United Church of Christ, Mount Clemens.

Rose was employed and retired from Macomb County Friend of the Court. When Rose & Kermit retired to Greensboro Georgia, Rose enjoyed being a member of the Red Hat Society and also the book club. She was a former member of Zion United Church of Christ and the Ladies Auxiliary at church. Rose had impeccable taste when it came to decorating for Christmas and she loved her Santa Claus collection. She had a passion for her and Kermit's traditional open house, every Christmas Eve and it was loved by all who attended.

Surviving are her children, Michael J. Pingel and Laura A. (Mark) Reed; step daughter, Sherry K. Hanley; grandchildren, Amber (Hanley) (Aaron) Charrette, Brianna Hanley, Michael (Hannah) Pingel II, Nathan Pingel and Maxwell Reed; great grandchildren, Baylee, Nora and Sophie Charrette. Rose was predeceased  by her husband, Kermit  E. Combs in 2017; stepson, Kermit “Alan” Combs, and siblings, Dorothy “Elizabeth” Pardee, Willodean “Nikki” VanDoren and William “Donnie” D. Wright Sr.

In lieu of sending flowers or planting of trees, the family asks that a donation be made in Rose's name to the Alzheimer Association @:  Share memories at willandschwarzkoff. Com.

A memorial Service will be held January 20, 2024 at 11:00 am with visitation from 10:30 am until time for the service at Walker United Methodist Church, 2730, Walker Church Road, Greensboro, GA 30642.  McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of local arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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January 20, 2024

10:30 AM to 11:00 PM
Walker United Methodist Church (Walker Church Road, Greensboro)

Memorial Service
January 20, 2024

11:00 AM
Walker United Methodist Church (Walker Church Road, Greensboro)


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