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“We are so saddened by Rita's passing. It has been quite some time since last seeing her. Barry worked with Rita at SOCF, and those good memories...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Barry Porter - Portsmouth, OH

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all.... ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Marsha Jo Holsinger - cousin

“My Prayers go out to Rita's surviving Family. I know your lost has to be great. Rita was very generous and giving person. I know she spoiled her...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Joe Scurlock - Myrtle Beach, SC

“Rita was a wonderful lady. I remember her so well. She was hard working and fun to be around. I spent a lot of time at her home when the kids were...Read More »
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5 of 5 | Posted by: connie - Portsmouth oh


Rita Jean Halcomb, age 65, of New Carlisle, Ohio, passed away Saturday, March 28, 2015 at her residence. She was born in Portsmouth, Ohio, on April 19, 1949. She was preceded in death by her father, Russell Holsinger, brother, David Holsinger and sister, Carol Holsinger.

Rita was retired from the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility; was a member of the American Legion Women's Auxiliary; was an avid gardener and loved spending time with her family and grandchildren.

She is survived by her mother, Wanda Holsinger; children: Tracy Asbury, James Crowder and Nichole Reed; brothers and sisters: Alma Craig, Jackie Warner, Allen Holsinger and Lena Wilt; six grandchildren: Seth Iverson, Kirstyn Maynard, James Crowder Jr., Chase Reed, Bailey Crowder and Drew Crowder; two great grandchildren, Abigail Charles and Bryson Charles and several nieces and nephews.

A celebration of her life will be held at the Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home on Thursday, April 2, from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M.

Condolences may be emailed to www.mayhew-brownfuneralhome.com

Funeral Home
Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home
135 Broadway Street Jackson, OH 45640
Tel. (740) 286-4161

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