Billie Boenicke Holcomb, 93, of Bangs, passed from this life on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 in the Bangs Nursing Home.

Billie was born on Nov. 29, 1926 in Brown County to Anton W. and Sally Lee (Harris) Boenicke. She married Vernon Holcomb on Jan. 3, 1946 in Bell County. She attended two years of college at what is now Texas Women’s University. She worked for Bangs Drug Mart for a number of years and also enjoyed gardening. Billie was a longtime member of Central United Methodist Church in Brownwood.

Billie is survived by two nieces, Sherrie Nunn Midkiff and Brenda Nunn Scarborough; and numerous cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; an infant son, Zane Holcomb; a daughter, Zanna Holcomb Edgar; and son-in-law, Fred Edgar.

A private family graveside will be held in the Bangs Cemetery under the direction of Heartland Funeral Home.

The family requests memorials be made to Central United Methodist Church, 1501 2nd ST, Brownwood TX 76801.

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