February 18, 1932 ~ March 17, 2017


Resided in: Candler, NC

We lay to rest our beloved Rebecca D. Holcombe, 85, of Candler, who went to her heavenly home on Friday, March 17, 2017, at 5:50 p.m. She was born on February 18, 1932, to the late Gus and Vinnie Smith Duvall. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John Holcombe, and her seven siblings. Mrs. Holcombe had been a proud member of the Franklin High School women's basketball team. She is survived by her daughter, Sherry Williams and husband Bill; son, Keith Snipes and wife Debbie; grandchildren, Chris and wife Connie, Tonya, Kayla, Jessie and husband Seth, and Tosha and husband Matthew; and 11 great-grandchildren. "Your body is no longer with us, but your spirit lives on in our hearts and lingers in our memories. We lost a great warrior but Heaven gained an angel." Her family will receive friends from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, at Gospel Baptist Church, 74 Oak Hill Dr., Asheville, with the service immediately following. Inurnment will then take place at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, her family asks that memorials be made in her honor to WKJV Radio, 70 Adams Hill Rd., Asheville, NC 28806, (828) 252-1380. Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave. is assisting the family.

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  1. I am so sorry for your loss. The loss of those who are dearly loved is never easy to accept. May God provide comfort and peace to your family this difficult time. (2 Corinthians 1:3,4)

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