Wanda Holcomb

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STATE ROAD — In honor of Mrs. Wanda Poplin Holcomb known as "Weno," "Red," "Nana," daughter, sister, wife and savior. She lived up to every name she received. Mrs. Holcomb, 66, passed away Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. Mrs. Holcomb was born Nov. 12, 1947, in Surry County to Robert Bruce and Etta Ardella Tilley Poplin. Wanda was a two-time cancer survivor, she continued to fight the third time with a smile on her face until she passed. She was a strong and selfless woman who constantly worried about everyone except for herself. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Jacob Weaver Poplin; nephew, Trevor Poplin; and sister-in-law, Nancy Andrew Poplin. Survivors include her husband, Harold C. Holcomb of the home; daughter, Tammy Todd Wood and husband Keith of State Road; stepson, Brian Holcomb and wife Tina of Spartanburg, South Carolina; brother, Jerry Poplin and wife Ruth of Elkin; sister, Teresa P. Cook of State Road; grandchildren, Leya Wood, Josh Foster and Zoee Wood; four nieces; two nephews; numerous, much appreciated friends. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Elkin Funeral Service Chapel with the Rev. Mitch Smith and Bill Johnson, Hospice chaplain. Burial will follow at Crestwood Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Keep her in your prayers as the good Lord takes her hand and guides her home to see her brother, mother and father. Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice, 401 Technology Lane, Suite 200, Mount Airy, NC 27030; or Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Cancer Center, Office of Development, P.O. Box 571021, Winston-Salem, NC 27157. Online condolences may be made to Services entrusted to Elkin Funeral Service.

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Published in The Tribune from Aug. 21 to Aug. 22, 2014