April 13, 2013

Opal Mae Holcomb

Mrs. Opal Mae Holcomb, 84, of Resaca, departed this life Friday, April 13, 2013, at her residence surrounded by her loving family.

Opal was born March 21, 1929, in Walker County, a daughter of the late William and Tinnie Bishop Hitt.

Opal was preceded in death by her husband, Millard (JB) Holcomb; a son, Jerry Holcomb and a brother, Junior Hitt.

Opal is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Teresa Holcomb of Resaca, Rocky and Sue Holcomb of Sand Mountain; brothers, Jack Hitt of Colorado, Buddy Hitt of Dalton; sisters, Judy Hitt of California, Evelyn Hitt of Dalton; grandchildren, Bruce Holcomb, Ronnie Holcomb, Scott Holcomb, Stormy Holcomb, Junior Adkins, Jennie Adkins, Tonya Adkins, Rachel Greeson, Jeffery Greeson; great-grandchildren, Anthony Greeson and Harley Sandman; special friends, JoAnne Stiles, Danny and Wilma Cudd, Chris Childers.

Services to celebrate the life of Opal Mae Holcomb are today at 2 p.m. at the Melrose Chapel of Ponders Funeral Home with Pastor Harold Blackstock officiating.

She will be laid to rest at West Hill Cemetery Monday. There will be no visitation.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, 138 Melrose Drive, Dalton; (706) 226-4002.


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