Lynette Renee (Melling) Combs, age 61 of Gratis, Ohio passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on May 28, 2023. She was born January 11, 1962 in Dayton, OH daughter of Fred and Sandra (West) Melling. Lynette was a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend. She loved antiquing and button collecting. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Rest in Peace Baby Girl! Lynette was preceded in death by her father, Fred Melling. She is survived by her husband of 30 yrs, Doug Combs; son, Daniel B. Combs; daughter, Desiree R. Pahnke; sisters, Carolyn and Cathy (Mike); father-in-law, Raymond Combs; brothers-in-law, Sam (Sandy) Combs and Otto Combs; as well as numerous other family members and friends. A private burial will take place at the convenience of the family at Fairview Cemetery in Gratis. Memorial contributions can be made in her honor to Bellacare Hospice. Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent by visiting www.gardfuneralhome.com.