Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


November 6, 2013

Joan Martin Holcomb

JACKSONVILLE — Funeral services for Joan Martin Holcomb, age 82, of Jacksonville are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Friday, November 8, 2013 at Central Baptist Church in Jacksonville with Rev. Dr. Darin Wood and Rev. Steve Edwards officiating. Burial will be at Still Waters Memorial Gardens in Jacksonville. Services are under the direction of Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.

Mrs. Holcomb passed away Tuesday, November 5, 2013 in Tyler.

Joan was born June 10, 1931 in Henderson.  

She was a member of Central Baptist Church in Jacksonville where she taught Sunday school for several years.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Jimmy Ross and Ada Martin; brothers, Obie Martin, John Ross Martin, and Rade McCollum.

Survivors include her husband of 63 years, L.H. Holcomb; son, Brian Holcomb and wife Julie; brother, Jess Martin; sister-in-law, Mary Louise McGaughey, all of Jacksonville; grandchildren, Natalie Williams and husband Heath, Kourtney Bruno and husband Dominick, Ashley Holcomb, and Claire Rains; great-grandchildren, Chloe Williams, Collin Williams, Blantley and Gabriella Bruno; several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Heath Williams, Dominick Bruno, Noland Lewis, Ronnie McCollum, Robert Saxton, Ken Bridwell, John David Dyess, and Kenneth Baird.

Visitation will be one hour before service begins at Central Baptist Church.

Rather than the customary condolences, donations in memory of Joan may be made to the Lupus Foundation of America, North Texas Chapter @ www.lupus.org/northtexas, Central Baptist Church in Jacksonville, or Concord Cumberland Presbyterian Church at Rt. 2 Box 120, Troup, Texas 75789.


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