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Andrea Marie Combs

Galena , Kansas

June 18, 1973 - July 10, 2024

Andrea Marie Combs Obituary

Andrea Marie Combs


Galena, KS: Andrea Marie Combs, age 51 of Galena, passed away at 10:10 AM on Wednesday, July 10, 2024 following a hard-fought battle with cancer.


Andrea was born on June 18, 1973 in Joplin, MO to the union of Bill Ray Combs and Charla Jean (Himes) Combs. She was a lifelong resident of Galena, where she graduated from Galena High School with the Class of 1991. She worked in medical registration at Mercy Hospital, Ortho 4-States, and Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas, and was a member of Trinity Apostolic Faith Church of Galena. She thoroughly enjoyed spending time with her family, whether it be crafting, serving as an Assistant Troop Leader while her daughter was in Girl Scouts, spending time with grandkids, or just getting together for a good ole' family cookout.


She is survived by her parents, Bill and Charla Combs; one daughter, Emily Matthews (husband, Michael) of Riverton, KS; one son, Jared Combs of Galena; three grandchildren, Braxton Matthews, Michenna Matthews, and Kaiden Matthews; one nephew, Douglas "DJ" Combs, Jr. of Galena; one niece, Cecilia Ballard (husband, Chris) of Galena, and her children, Daryn Combs, Riot Benjamin, and Carson Ballard; and her partner, Shannon Richardson. 


She was preceded in death by one brother, Doug Combs.


A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, July 13, 2024 at Derfelt Funeral Home of Galena, officiated by Pastor Brad Price. Visitation will take place on Friday, July 12, 2024 from 6-7:00 PM at Derfelt Funeral Home of Galena. Following the service arrangements, Ms. Combs will be entrusted to the care of Derfelt Crematory. After cremation, inurnment will take place at Oak Hill Cemetery of Galena.


Memorial contributions may be made to the Metaplastic Breast Cancer Global Alliance at www.mpbcalliance.org/donate, or donations can be left in the care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.derfeltfuneralhomes.com.

To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Andrea Marie Combs hosted by Derfelt Funeral Home.

Andrea Marie Combs


Galena, KS: Andrea Marie Combs, age 51 of Galena, passed away at 10:10 AM on Wednesday, July 10, 2024 following a hard-fought battle with cancer.


Andrea was born on June 18, 1973 in Joplin, MO to the union of Bill Ray Combs and Charla Jean (Himes) Combs. She was a lifelong resident of Galena, where she graduated from Galena High School with the Class of 1991. She worked in medical registration at Mercy Hospital, Ortho 4-States, and Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas, and was a member of Trinity Apostolic Faith Church of Galena. She thoroughly enjoyed spending time with her family, whether it be crafting, serving as an Assistant Troop Leader while her daughter was in Girl Scouts, spending time with grandkids, or just getting together for a good ole' family cookout.


She is survived by her parents, Bill and Charla Combs; one daughter, Emily Matthews (husband, Michael) of Riverton, KS; one son, Jared Combs of Galena; three grandchildren, Braxton Matthews, Michenna Matthews, and Kaiden Matthews; one nephew, Douglas "DJ" Combs, Jr. of Galena; one niece, Cecilia Ballard (husband, Chris) of Galena, and her children, Daryn Combs, Riot Benjamin, and Carson Ballard; and her partner, Shannon Richardson. 


She was preceded in death by one brother, Doug Combs.


A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, July 13, 2024 at Derfelt Funeral Home of Galena, officiated by Pastor Brad Price. Visitation will take place on Friday, July 12, 2024 from 6-7:00 PM at Derfelt Funeral Home of Galena. Following the service arrangements, Ms. Combs will be entrusted to the care of Derfelt Crematory. After cremation, inurnment will take place at Oak Hill Cemetery of Galena.


Memorial contributions may be made to the Metaplastic Breast Cancer Global Alliance at www.mpbcalliance.org/donate, or donations can be left in the care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.derfeltfuneralhomes.com.

To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Andrea Marie Combs hosted by Derfelt Funeral Home.

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