Whitesburg KY

Willa Halcomb succumbs at 86

Funeral services for Willa “Willie” Dean Halcomb, 86, were held May 21 in Whitesburg. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine.

Born in Van to the late John and Ellen Sexton Maggard, she died May 18 at her home in Whitesburg.

She was the widow of Charles E. Halcomb, and a grandmother of the late Richard “Charlie” Lark. She was also a sister of the late Dempsey Maggard, Irene Meconi, Colene Frazier and Lois Stephens.

Mrs. Halcomb enjoyed gardening and cooking for people.

Surviving are three daughters, Jean Maggard, Rebecca Maggard and Charlene Halcomb, all of Whitesburg; two brothers, Denver Maggard of Somerset and Delmas Maggard of Seco; three sisters, Yvonne Hesley of Loveland, Oh., and Shirley Combs and Cleta Gibson, both of Isom; three grandchildren, John, Sarah, and Beth; five great-grandchildren, Alyssa, Sierra, Tyra, Jayden, and Thomas; and six friends, Larry Thomas, Allen Joseph, Geraldine Day, Carrie Bates, Laronda Adams, and Janie Benton.

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