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Emma Lucille (Pendergrast) Holbert

June 21, 1931 ~ September 18, 2018 (age 87)
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Emma Lucille Holbert, 87, of Grand Rivers died Tuesday at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah.

Mrs. Holbert was a homemaker and a member of Iuka Baptist Church. Her hobbies included, Quilting, Cooking, Helping Hands food bank, Painting and going to Church.

Surviving are her sons,Tony(Sharon) Sword of Northville, Mi., and Danny(Theresa)Sword of Grand Rivers.

Grandchildren, Keith(Amy), Marianne(Jerry), Allison(David), Kevin(Lauren), Tiffeny(Nick) and 7 Great-Grandchildren.

Special Niece and Nephew Debbie(Ron) Cunningham. As well as numerous niece's and nephews.

She was preceded in death by Her Parents, John and Ollie Pendergrast, Husband Frank D. Holbert, 

Siblings, Enoch(Shorty), Lewis, Charlene, Glennie, Anna.

Services will be at 2:00pm Sunday at Smith Funeral Chapel with Rev. Tommy Williams officiating, Burial will follow at Iuka Cemetery.

Friends may visit between 5:00pm-8:00pm Saturday at the Smith Funeral Chapel.

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