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Jean Williams Holcomb

Jean Williams Holcomb, 93, of Amarillo died Friday, Aug. 11, 2006.
Celebration of life services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Harrington Assisted Living Center with Alan Williamson, chaplain of Park Central, and Lance Herrington officiating. Private family burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery by Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors Bell Avenue Chapel, 5400 S. Bell St.

Mrs. Holcomb was born May 20, 1913, in Chillicothe to Arthur Judson Williams and Mabel Lutie Hall Williams. She married Harold H. Holcomb on June 28, 1931, in Guthrie, Okla. Both Jean and her husband, Harold, graduated from Panhandle High School. After they married, they moved to Borger, where they lived until Harold retired from J.M. Huber Corporation. They also lived in Canyon and Amarillo and recently celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary.

Jean was a member of Paramount Baptist Church and a very active member of the Puckett Place Garden Club.

The family wishes to thank all the caregivers of BSA Hospice, Harrington Assisted Living and Ware Memorial for their kindness and compassion.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and a brother, Neulan Williams.

Survivors include her husband; a son, Ron Holcomb and wife Sarah of Midland; a daughter, Susan Harnish and husband Gil of Loganville, Ga.; a sister, Charlene Sullivan of Wichita, Kan.; five grandchildren, Greg Holcomb and wife DeAnn and d'Jon Roeschke and husband Kelly, all of Plano, Curt Holcomb of Dallas, Steve Harnish of Las Vegas and Andrea Mays and husband Josh of Sedona, Ariz.; three great-grandchildren, Spencer Holcomb and Claire and Davis Roeschke, all of Plano; several nieces; and a nephew.

The family suggests memorials be to Amarillo Botanical Gardens, 1400 Streit Drive, Amarillo, TX 79106 or BSA Hospice, P.O. Box 950, Amarillo, TX 79105.

Amarillo Globe-News, Aug. 14, 2006





  • Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
  • Added: 14 Aug 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15338988
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Jean Williams Holcomb (20 May 1913–11 Aug 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15338988, citing Memory Gardens Cemetery, Amarillo, Randall County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Kenneth D. Bogard (contributor 46562702) .