Jean E. (Rice) Holcomb

Born: Wed., Dec. 14, 2011
Died: Wed., Jan. 19, 2011

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Fri., Jan. 21, 2011
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1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Tue., Apr. 05, 2011

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Jean E. Holcomb
PORT ALLEGANY-Jean E. Holcomb, 89, of Butler, PA, formerly a resident of Port Allegany and Bradford, died Wednesday (Jan. 19, 2011) in the Evergreen Nursing Center, Harmony, PA.
     Born December 14, 1921, in Pittsburgh, PA, she was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Selden Lemoyne Rice. On Dec. 24, 1960, she married Percy Holcomb, who died July 12, 1971.
    She was a graduate of Kentucky Mountain Bible Institute, Eastern Nazarene College, and Pennsylvania State University.
     Mrs. Holcomb had been a pastor with the Church of the Nazarene in Bunola and Port Allegany. Later she taught in the Otto-Eldred School District for 28 years. After retirement, she became active in the Bradford Senior Activities Center. She was a former member of the Church of the Nazarene, Bradford, and later the Butler Church of the Nazarene, Butler, PA.    
   Surviving is a stepson, Reggie L. Holcomb of Fredonia, KS, and longtime friend Rev. Barry Mohney, of Butler, PA.
     Friends will be received from 1-2 p.m. Saturday (Jan. 22, 2011) in the Switzer Funeral Home, Port Allegany, at which time funeral services will be held with Rev. Barry Mohney, officiating. Burial will be in Annin Creek Cemetery, Turtlepoint, PA.
     Memorials can be made to the Butler Church of the Nazarene, 4410 Oakdale Rd., Butler, PA 16001, or a charity of the donor’s choice.

Condolences sent to: Barry Mohney


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