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Mary "Jewel" Holcombe

April 23, 1925 January 2, 2019
Mary "Jewel" Holcombe
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Mary "Jewel" Holcombe, age 93, of Douglasville passed away on Wednesday, January 02, 2019.  Jesus called and Jewel answered. She was born in Griffin, Georgia on April 23, 1925, the daughter of the late Charles Walter Crenshaw and the late Lillue Jarrell Crenshaw.  She was of the Baptist faith and a member of Liberty Baptist Church in Winston, a place she loved. For the last two years, Jewel has resided at Augusta Gardens Assisted Living and Memory Care. The family would like to thank all of those who cared for her and especially Tara Harris with MSA Hospice.
She leaves behind “the seven best children in the world”.  One son: Bobby Holcombe of Douglasville, GA,;  six daughters: Betty and Dennis Brock of Donalsonville, GA, Brenda and Jack Lanier, Jr., of Longview, TX, Barbara Hudson of Powder Springs, GA, Bernice Smith of Newport News, VA, Becky and Terry Marchant of McDonough, GA, and Bonitta and Robert Black of Martinez, GA;  20 grandchildren: Mary Kennedy, Donald Holcombe, Robert Holcombe, Carl Holcombe, Timmy Holcombe, Jimmy Holcombe, Dena Crowder, Lori Littlefield, Jack (Jay) Lanier, Brent  Lanier,  April Rosser, Misty Brackett, Joshua Hudson, Jennifer Bullard, Jason Smith, Christopher Marchant, Keith Marchant, Nathan Marchant, Katie Manning , Brandee Black;  41 great grandchildren: Kayla, Danielle,  Jayson, Jessica, Katie, Maddie, Kensley, Dakota, Makayla, Kassidy, Jessica (Jessi), Mason, Coleman, Julie, Levi, Asher, Jude, Aleya, Ashleigh, Lauren, Shannon, Ziggy, Amya, Breydon, Colsen, Brianna, Makenna, Sophia, Chloe, Chandler, Trent, Jake, Logan, Ivy, Nicole, Brian, Jewel, Savannah, William, Malachi, Caden; 3 great-great grandchildren: Everett, Madee, Markus; sister: Elizabeth Stancil; numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband of 74 years, Robert Cornelius Holcombe; granddaughter: Melissa Roberts, grandson: Aaron Marchant; great grandson: Hayden Marchant; daughter-in-law: Ethel Holcombe; son-in-laws: Hezekiah Hudson, Buddy Smith and Ches Huntzicker; brother: Franklin Eugene Crenshaw.The family will receive friends at Hightower’s Memorial Chapel in Douglasville on Friday, January 04, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.
The Funeral Service will be held Saturday, January 05, 2019 at Liberty Baptist Church in Winston, GA at 2:00 PM.  She will lie-in-state from 1:00 PM until the hour of the service with Brother Rick Bowen and Reverend Billy Wallace officiating. 
She will be laid to rest at Sunrise Memorial Gardens in Douglasville, Georgia.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Alzheimer’s Foundation or to a charity of your choice.
You may share your thoughts and condolences online at www.hightowersmemorial.comHightower’s Memorial Chapel of Douglasville, Georgia has charge of the arrangements 770-489-2818.


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Visitation

Friday

4

Jan

5:00 PM 1/4/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1/4/2019 7:00:00 PM
Hightower's Memorial Chapel

12651 Veterans Memorial Highway
Douglasville, GA 30134

Hightower's Memorial Chapel
12651 Veterans Memorial Highway Douglasville 30134 GA
United States

Placed in State

Saturday

5

Jan

1:00 PM 1/5/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 1/5/2019 2:00:00 PM
Liberty Baptist Church

5630 Liberty Church Road
Winston, GA 30187

Liberty Baptist Church
5630 Liberty Church Road Winston 30187 GA
United States

Funeral

Saturday

5

Jan

2:00 PM 1/5/2019 2:00:00 PM
Liberty Baptist Church

5630 Liberty Church Road
Winston, GA 30187

Liberty Baptist Church
5630 Liberty Church Road Winston 30187 GA
United States

Interment

Saturday

5

Jan

3:00 PM 1/5/2019 3:00:00 PM
Sunrise Memorial Gardens

3721 Bankhead Highway
Douglasville, GA 30134

Sunrise Memorial Gardens
3721 Bankhead Highway Douglasville 30134 GA
United States
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