Holcomb, Mark Alan (Dalton)

Friday, December 21, 2012

Mark Alan Holcomb, 51, of Dalton, GA, died Thursday, December 20, 2012 at home with his wife at his side. 

Mark was born February 8, 1961 in Dalton, a son of the late Clarence Hubert Holcomb Sr. and Tommie Lou Fain Holcomb; and was also preceded in death by his brothers, Jimmy Jackson and Hubert Holcomb. 

Mark loved the outdoors. He loved to hunt, fish, camp and go boating. He also loved to work on cars. 

He is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Veronica Worth Holcomb of Dalton; sons and daughters-in-law, Mark Adam and Mindy Holcomb of Ringgold and Zachary and Charlana Holcomb of Dalton; brother, Charles Holcomb of Dalton; sisters, Janice Hardin of Atlanta and Helen and Dwight Wood of Calhoun, GA; grandchildren, Kileigh Weaver, Xander Holcomb, Tristen Holcomb and Anniston Holcomb; a special niece, Jayde "Baby Girl" Wilson; mother-in-law, Ruth Ann Worth of Ringgold; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Cathy and Derek Brown of Adairsville and Beverly and Dewayne McCallie of Ringgold; special brother-in-law, Jim Bob Worth of Dalton; and several nieces and nephews. 

Services to celebrate the life of Mark Alan Holcomb will be held Sunday, December 23, at 4 p.m. at Ponders Melrose Chapel with Reverend Marty Cooper and Reverend Mike Crumbly officiating. 

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, December 23.

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel.


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