Eva S. Holcomb, 88

 

Eva S. Holcomb went peacefully into the arms of her Lord on Nov. 8, 2009, at The Orchard Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre.

 

Eva was born on Jan, 16, 1921, in East Poultney, Vt., the daughter of Lucius and Eva (Stoddard) Holcomb.

Eva touched the lives of many people over the years. Her kind, caring nature earned her the merits of being called Gramma Holcomb by most who knew her. Eva was a proud member of the Truthville Baptist Church.

Eva was predeceased by her husband, Charles LeRoy Holcomb, her brothers, Henry J, Lucius, George and Charles “Chick,” and sisters, Ann Mae Holcomb and Alice Brown.

Survivors are her son, James Holcomb, and his wife, Lorraine, and two daughters, Eva Bradley, and her husband, Joe, and Ethel Tifft and her husband, Leon, all of Granville. In addition, she is survived by two brothers, George Hurlburt and Dick Hurlburt and his wife, Becky, all of Granville; and two sisters, Betty Davis and June Davis, both of Whitehall. Eva was blessed with nine grandchildren, Dawn Bucknall, LeRoy Monroe Jr., Deborah Rozell, Lance Monroe, Paul Holcomb, Phillip Holcomb, Lee Tifft, Anne Hill and Heather Clark, as well as 19 great- grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, Nov. 12, at 11 a.m. at the Truthville Baptist Church with  the Rev.Kevin Gebo officiating. Burial will follow in Bethany Cemetery in Truthville. Friends may call on Wednesday, Nov. 11, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Robert M King Funeral Home, 23 Church St., Granville.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Truthville Christian Academy.

 

Comments

comments

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

About Manchester Newspapers

View all posts by Manchester Newspapers

Classifieds 07/01/15

Bridge to open to two lanes this weekend

Bridge

By Dan King State Department of Transportation will be opening the Poultney Street Bridge back to two lanes of traffic […]

Graduates reflect on turbulent year, big farewell

DSC_1783

By Dan King It was a school year that saw its fair share of ups and downs, and the Whitehall […]

Eighty-eight grads celebrate mountains, milestones

1a

By Christina Scanlon Bags of M&M candies were distributed to the graduating seniors at Granville Junior-Senior High School Friday night, […]

Circus ‘advance man’ clowns around

SONY DSC

By Christina Scanlon By the time the Kelly Miller Circus hits town later this month, one of the clowns will […]

Music, food, fireworks offered

By Christina Scanlon The New York Players have been a favorite for years as part of the Village Summer Concert […]

O’Shea continues as interim principal

Jane O'Shea

By Dan King When the Whitehall Board of Education scheduled a special meeting for last Thursday, the immediate assumption was […]

Hughes steps down as defensive coordinator, takes job at Fair Haven

By Dan King Coaching football at Whitehall High School has been a hot-button topic for more than a year, and […]

Granville woman places third in triathlon

Kerri podium

By Linda Ellingsworth When Kerri Thomas rode the Cape May-Lewes Ferry as a child to visit relatives in Delaware, she […]

Museum honors people, industry, stone

By Christina Scanlon From wooden-soled shoes to lunch pails, steam whistles to checker boards, a unique collection of slate industry-related […]

Four in running for county administrator

By Christina Scanlon The pool of 45 candidates for Washington County administrator has been trimmed to four and county supervisors […]

Village eying new tax exemption for vets

By Dan King The village of Whitehall is looking to alleviate some more tax burden for those who served the […]