Jennifer Ann (Holcomb) Koonce, 63, went home to be with her Lord, Friday March 6, 2020 in Nacogdoches, Texas following a long illness. She was born Sunday, January 13, 1957 the daughter of Charles E. Holcomb and Shirley (Alka) Holcomb.
She graduated from Mt Carmel High School in 1975. She married William R. Koonce Jr.
She started work with a consignment store then BJ’s Video, Susie’s Pizza all in Mt. Carmel. Also worked with her husband in grocery stores in Mt. Carmel, Ill., Princeton, In and Mulberry, Fla.
She will be missed by her loving and caring husband of 44 years, William R Koonce Jr and sons, Wm. Russell Koonce III; Michael Joe (Rachel) Koonce and Justin Koonce. Grand-children Fallon, John, Jake, Jennifer, Jesse, Kyrsten, Lane, Emma, Derek, James, Joy, and Joseph. Six great-grandchildren, and her many cousins. Mother, Shirley Alka Curry, Tampa, Fla., brother Charles Michael Holcomb. Princeton, Ind.
She was preceded in death by her father, Charles E Holcomb; daughter Heather A Koonce and brother Robert C Holcomb.
Her happiest times were spent with family playing games, going to various parks, zoos and entertainment centers. Her favorite place to visit was Anclote Key near Tarpon Springs, Fl. During the last years she enjoyed sitting on the porch while watching grandchildren play in the yard.
She was a member of Gospel Assembly Church, a follower of the Lord Jesus Christ.
She will be remembered for her hard work, sense of humor, caring for her children and the two dollar bills she included in the each card sent to the grandchildren over the years.
Final arrangements will be at a later date.