Joyce Eldridge Combs, 66, of Owen County, died unexpectedly at her home Aug. 10, 2009.
Born May 15, 1943, in Livingston, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Walter and Bertie Vincent Lacy and the widow of Norman Combs. She was also preceded in death by her siblings, Jesse, Curtis, Alfred and Roland Lacy, and Lilian Walker. Joyce was a homemaker and a quilter.
She is survived by her son, Fred Roberts Jr. of Jonesville; her daughter, Tammy Carmack of Monterey; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.