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Welcome to the memorial page for

Darlene (Wallin) Holcombe

December 12, 1927 ~ December 2, 2017 (age 89)

Darlene Wallin Holcombe, 89, of Hickory, died in the faith, Saturday, December 2, 2017.  A native of Madison County, she was a daughter of the late Dana Hubert and Ellen Chandler Wallin, and the wife of Elsberry Holcombe, who died in 1991.  She was also preceded in death by sisters Wilma Buckner and Mildred Hunter and a brother, Harold Wallin.  Darlene was a retired public school teacher. 

Surviving are her daughters: Jan Burgess and husband Andy of Boone and Elizabeth ‘Beth’ Miller and husband Pat of Charleston, SC; grandchildren: Nathan Burgess and wife Caroline of Boone, Adam Burgess and wife Kate of Richmond, VA, Benjamin ‘Ben’ and Jonathan ‘Jake’ Miller of Colorado, Katherine ‘Kate’ Miller of South Dakota and Madeleine Miller of Charleston; 3 great grandchildren: Amber, Andy and Finley Burgess.

A celebration of life service will be held at 3 PM Sunday, December 10, 2017, in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home.  Vicar Sue Lynn Thomas-White of Grace Lutheran Church, Boone, will officiate. Burial will be in Mars Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Masonic Home for Children at Oxford
600 West College Street, Oxford NC 27565



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