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Kevin A. Combest, CFSP  - Email Kevin
President/Owner - Funeral Director/Embalmer/Crematory Operator

Kevin is a native West Texas resident. He was born and raised in Snyder, Texas graduating from Snyder High School in 1988. Kevin moved to Lubbock in 1990 to attend Texas Tech University and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Education in 1993. He later attended the Dallas Institute of Funeral Service and received his Associate of Applied Science Degree in Funeral Service. He has been a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer since August 1996, and successfully completed his Crematory Operator Training Certification in December of 2003. He was named to the Panhandle Funeral Directors Association Board of Directors and was active from 2002-07. Kevin has been an active member of the Texas Funeral Directors Association since 1999. In September of 2008, he received his Group I General Agent's insurance license for preneed and was appointed to the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice in 2010, receiving the Certified Funeral Service Practitioner (CFSP) designation. He is also an active member of CANA (Cremation Association of North America). From 2008-2014, he served as facilitator of Grief Share, a ministry of the Sunset Church of Christ, where he and his family have worshipped since 1998. In 2013 Kevin was appointed to the Hospice of Lubbock Board of Directors and served until May 2016. He received recognition as the 2013 Funeral Director of the Year for the Panhandle Region. He is married to Tonya and they have one daughter, Karlee.

Tonya Combest  - Email Tonya
Vice President/Funeral Director - Administrative Management

Tonya was born and raised in Lubbock, graduating from Monterey High School in 1989. She has worked side-by-side with Kevin in the funeral business since 1995. Early on they lived in Floydada and helped manage Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home for Mrs. Billie White-Everett. Upon purchasing Combest-Miller Mortuary and Crematory Service, she transitioned with Kevin in their ownership role, while being a wife and mother to their daughter Karlee. Beginning in 2005, Tonya was an active board member of the Crestview PTA, serving as president in 2007-08. From 2010-13, she served as a board member on the Frenship Foundation for Leadership and Frenship District Improvement Committee; as well as PTA President at Heritage Middle School 2011-13. In May of 2013, Tonya received her funeral director's license through Amarillo College and served on the Panhandle Funeral Directors Board from 2013-2016.

Deana Grissom  - Email Deana
Funeral Director

Deana was raised in the Texas Panhandle having lived in Tulia, Farwell, Friona and Hereford areas. She is a 2003 Graduate of Amarillo College with an Associate's Degree in Mortuary Science. Deana and her husband Billy have been married 23 years and together they raise their two children, Rebecca and Brandon. Deana and her family are active in the New Home and Tahoka communities and in her spare time she enjoys volunteering at New Home High School for their sporting events. She served on the Panhandle Funeral Directors Board from 2013-2017.

Danielle Weems  - Email Danielle
Funeral Director/Embalmer

Danielle is a licensed funeral director and embalmer. She was born in Lubbock and became a native of East Texas at a young age. Danielle earned her Associates Degree in Applied Mortuary Science from Dallas Institute of Funeral Service in Dallas in 2010.

Ron Spears  - Email Ron
Funeral Director

Ron is a Lubbock native, graduating from Lubbock High School, South Plains College, and Texas Tech University before earning a Master's in Education in Counseling from Southwestern Oklahoma State University and a Master's in Educational Leadership from Tarleton State University. He has served as an Associate Dean of Dual Credit and currently as the Dean of Continuing and Distance Education at South Plains College. With the belief that education is a lifelong journey, he earned his funeral directors license in 2016 and works part-time at the funeral home. Ron's faith has always been an important part of his life and he has been a longtime member of First Christian Church, Lubbock. He is the proud father of his daughter, Allyson, her husband Gabe, and their children, Joshua, Lily and Ashley.

Sam Aguilar  - Email Sam
Funeral Director-Embalmer Apprentice/Crematory Operator

Sam graduated from Monterey High School and attended Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service to pursue her career as a funeral director and embalmer. She is currently serving her apprenticeship.

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Providing funeral and cremation services in Lubbock and surrounding West Texas areas.
Lubbock
2210 Broadway
Lubbock, TX 79401
Phone: 806-749-4483
Tahoka
1821 Main Street
Tahoka, TX 79373
Phone: 806-561-4433
O'Donnell
510 8th Street
O'Donnell, TX 79351
Phone: 806-428-3313

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