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Patsy Holcombe (8-20-17) service 8-23-17

Patsy Holcombe was born on March 8, 1939, the daughter of the late EA “Shorty” and Emma Lee Austin. On July 30, 1954, she was united in marriage to Arnold Holcombe, who preceded her in death on June 16, 2012.
Patsy departed this life on Sunday, Aug. 20, at the age of 78 years, 5 months and 12 days.
Patsy attended Holland’s Creek United Methodist Church. She was a longtime volunteer for the American Heart Association.
Patsy is survived by her son, Rickey Holcombe and wife Sherra of Corinth, Mississippi; daughter, Alicia McKinny and husband Keith of Milan, Tennessee; brother, Ancil Austin and wife Wanda of Bartlett, Tennessee; grandchildren, Adam Holcombe of Savannah, Kyle Holcombe and wife Megan of Corinth, Mississippi, Sarah McKinny of Madison, Alabama, and Rachel McKinny of Milan, Tennessee;great-grandchild, Kayson Holcombe of Corinth, Mississippi; and a sister-in-law, Reba Austin.
In addition to her husband and parents, Patsy was preceded in death by her brothers, Franklin “D-Rod” Austin, Grady Austin and wife Barbara, and EA Austin Jr. and wife Fannie Kate.
Services were held on Wednesday, Aug. 23, at 1 p.m., at Shackelford Funeral Directors of Savannah with Don Harold Lawrence officiating. Burial followed in Hollands Creek Cemetery at Savannah.
Memorial donations can be made to Hollands Creek Methodist Church, 2570 Hollands Creek Road, Savannah, Tenn., 38372.

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