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Clara H. (House) HolcombAugust 10, 1929 ~ April 22, 2017 (age 87)
HOLCOMB - Clara House Holcomb, 87, passed away April 22, 2017. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Debbie Holcomb Cox. She is survived by her husband of 66 years, L.G. Holcomb, daughter and son-in-law Sandra and Marc McQuary, son and daughter in law Chris and Angie Holcomb, and Frank and Mary Cox. She was a loving grandmother to her grandkids, Scott McQuary, Stephen Cox (Brooke), Jonathan Cox, Kristen Cox Godwin (Blake), Griffin Holcomb and Claire Holcomb. She also has 5 great grandchildren, Mason McQuary, Baileigh Cox, Ellie Cox, Camden Cox, and Carter Godwin. She is also survived by a brother Carlton House of Claxton, GA. She was preceded in death by 5 brothers and one sister.
Clara was born in 1929 in Gillsville, Georgia. She married L.G. in 1950. A few years later, they moved to Doraville where L.G. worked at General Motors. Clara was a homemaker for most of her life along with working various part-time bookkeeping jobs. She was a member of Doraville First Baptist Church for more than 50 years where she was a devoted choir member, Sunday School helper and volunteer. She will be remembered for loving and caring for her family and all of those around her.
The family will receive friends at a visitation at Bill Head Funeral Home in Duluth Sunday April 23 from 3-5pm and Monday, April 24 from 10am until the time of the service. A funeral service will be held at the Bill Head Funeral Home Chapel at 11am Monday. The service will be officiated by Dr. Frank Cox and Pastor Bill Kelley. Internment will be at the Pine Grove Baptist Church cemetery in Gillsville, GA at 2PM
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Clara’s memory can be made to Doraville First Baptist Church 5935 New Peachtree Road Doraville, GA 30340.
The family would like to thank Tender Personal Care Home caregivers for their excellent dementia care they provided over the last two and a half years. Thank you also to Amity Hospice for your comfort and care during her last days.
Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.billheadfuneralhome.com. Bill Head Funeral Homes & Crematory Duluth Chapel (770)476-2535.