Josephine Madden Holcomb, 79, of Isom, died September 1 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.
A daughter of the late Hager and Emma Ritchie Madden, she was a member of Isom Presbyterian Church.
She was an owner of Holcomb’s Dairy Bar, and received an award in 2008 from the Letcher County Chamber of Commerce for operating the family-owned business for more than 50 years.
Surviving are her husband, Hoover Holcomb; two sons, Robert Holcomb and wife Diane, and Ronnie Holcomb, all of Isom; a sister, Marie Reedy and husband Gillis, of Isom; four grandchildren, Shane Holcomb, Brandon Holcomb, Kevin Holcomb and Kristi Jackson and husband Mike; and three greatgrandchildren.
Funeral services were held September 3 at Isom Presbyterian Church. Burial was in the Isom Cemetery.
Letcher Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.