Julia J. Holcomb
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Julia J. Holcomb, age 89, of Battle Creek, died Sunday June 22, 2014 at home. Julia was born September 26, 1924 in Battle Creek, to Russell and Pearl "Peggy" (Wright) Campbell and was a lifelong resident. Julia was a 1941 graduate of Battle Creek Central High School and married Ralph Holcomb in 1946. Julia had been employed as a bartender at the Battle Creek Gas Buggy Tavern and had worked at Hastings Manufacturing for 11 years, retiring in 1970. Julia enjoyed playing Bunco, babysitting children and especially spending time with her grandchildren.
Julia is survived by her daughter, Connie M. Feltner of Battle Creek; sons, Carl M. (Elsie) Holcomb of Lake Okeechobee, FL, and Daniel A. (Susan) Holcomb of Battle Creek; seven grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; and 5 great great grandchildren. Julia was preceded in death by her husband Ralph Holcomb in 1996, her parents, a sister, Ida E. Hill, brothers, Richard R., Ronald R., and William D. Campbell.
The family will receive friends from 5:00PM to 8:00PM Thursday at the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service, 223 N. Bedford Rd. Funeral services will be held 12:00 PM (noon) Friday at St. Thomas Episcopal Church.16 E. VanBuren St. Memorials may be given to the Special Olympics. Please visit Julia's webpage at www.bachmanhebble.com.
Bachman Hebble Funeral Service
223 Bedford Rd N
Battle Creek, MI 49037
Published in Battle Creek Enquirer from June 24 to June 25, 2014