Elva Joyce “ Memaw” Holcomb, 89, of Orange passed away Friday, Aug. 7, at Oakbrook Healthcare Center in Whitehouse.
Joyce was born Nov. 11, 1925 in Orange, to Virgil P. Walker and Belle (Stanton) Walker. She was member and served her Lord over 75 years at Old First Orange Baptist Church and she had worked as a blue print operator during WWII. Joyce enjoyed doing crafts, sewing, painting, going camping and fishing. Joyce was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend, who loved spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Trudy E. Walker.
Joyce is survived by her husband, John “Jack” Wesley Holcomb Jr.; on Sept. 5 they would have celebrated 66 years of marriage. She is also survived by her daughter, Bell Jackson and husband, Dennis of Tyler; son, Jeff Holcomb and wife, Sarah of Whitehouse; five grandchildren and nine great grandchildren .
A funeral service was held Sunday, Aug. 9, at 2:00 pm at Old First Orange Baptist Church in Orange. Burial followed at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Old First Orange Baptist Church at 7525 Interstate 10E Orange, Texas, 77630 in memory of Joyce Holcomb.
Condolences may be expressed for the family at www.dormanfuneralhome.com.