Helen Marie Campbell Holcomb was born Aug. 22, 1930. She was the younger of two children born to Arthur L Campbell and Edna Grace Harper. She was preceded in death by husband James E Holcomb, sister Mary A Wright, and nephew Floyd Lee Wright. Helen passed away at home with family on the morning of Thursday, June 13, 2013.
She was a member of First Christian Church of McArthur, Ohio and Order of the Easter Star of Ohio, Marietta Lodge. Helen received several accommodations from her employer, HBOC Information Systems in North Carolina. She retired in 1996 as manager of Systems Customer Services.
Helen was a happy and joyful lady who loved her family and friends. She was known as a sophisticated lady that was very outspoken and honest.
She is survived by her daughter, Patricia (Tim) Volkerding; and son, Lester (Cori) Holcomb; grandchildren, Tiffany (Larry) Stump, Allison (Taylor) Howard, Jenna Holcomb, Amanda Volkerding, Megan Volkerding, Alexander Johnson, and Dalton Johnson; and eight great-grandchildren.
Memorial service will be held Saturday (June 22, 2013) at 11 a.m., immediately followed by a luncheon at First Christian Church, 207 E High St., McArthur, Ohio, 45651. Flower arrangements can be made through Vinton County Floral (or in lieu of flowers the family request donations are made in honor of Helen Holcomb to First Christian Church. (Make checks payable to First Christian Church, Mail to: 217 N. Pearl St., McArthur, Ohio, 45651).