Mona F. Holcom , 82, of Haverhill, died Friday, December 26, 2014, at River Bend Assisted Living in Wheelersburg, Ohio. Born on December 27, 1931, she was a daughter of the late William and Mary Porter Sparks, and stepmother, Virtie Davis Sparks.
Mona was a graduate of South Webster High School in the class of 1950. Through her life, she was employed at the Williams Shoe Factory, Goodyear Atomic Corporaton, but better known as running a family owned business in Haverhill with her husband. To those that knew her, she was known for her charming personality and social graces and the lover of conversation. She truly never met a person that she did not know. She was also a devoted Christian and had a true love for her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Mona enjoyed reading His word in her spare time. She was loved by many and will be sadly missed by all who knew her.
Also preceding her in death were her husband, Jessie (J.L.) Holcom; her brothers, Charles Sparks, William (Bill) Sparks, Edward Sparks, Jack Sparks and Daniel Sparks, as well as a sister, Marjorie (Sparks) McCarty.
Surviving are a sister-in-law, Catherine Sparks and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday at the BRANT FUNERAL HOME IN SCIOTOVILLE with Rase Martin officiating. Interment will be in the Memorial Burial Park. The family will receive guests at Brant’s after 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday.