Faith Holcomb


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Posted Online: Jan. 21, 2013, 7:25 pm
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Faith Gertrude Holcomb, 85, of Ocala, Fla., passed away at home on Jan. 18, 2013.
Memorial services will be at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 23, at Countryside Funeral Home, 9185 NE Jacksonville Road, Anthony, Fla., with Pastor Samuel Clements officiating.
Born in Tacoma, Wash., she moved to Ocala in 2008, from the Quad-City area where she lived for more than 40 years.
She retired from International Harvester, was a member of the Red Hat Society and very adamant about being politically involved.
She is survived by her daughters, Linda Raymond, Ocala, Wanda Darlene Morris, East Moline; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by sons, Wayne and Gary Brotherton; and two great-grandchildren.












 



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