Carrie Jean Holcomb - Monette

Friday, April 8, 2005

Carrie Jean Holcomb, 91, of Monette, died Thursday, March 31, 2005, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro.

She was a homemaker and worked on the family farm.

She is survived by three sons, William McArthur Holcomb of Leachville, Jimmy Holcomb of Senath, and Donnie Holcomb of Paragould; three daughters, Ruby McFadden of Bourbon, Mo.; Willie Huskey of Manila, and Mairine Scaggs of Dittmer, Mo.; a sister, Ann Jeffers of Rockford, Ill.; 18 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; and 25 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar Leroy Holcomb and two sons, Billy West and Otto Holcomb.

The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Murphy Funeral Home Chapel in Lepanto with Monroe Baldwin officiating. Burial was in Garden Point Cemetery in Etowah under the direction of Murphy Funeral Home of Lepanto.

Active pallbearers were James Roundtree, Eddie Scroggins, James Littleton, Randy Scroggins, Alvin Holcomb, and Gary Galloway.