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Lorene Bernice Holbert

Lorene-Holbert-PicLorene Bernice Holbert, age 95, of Cherry Hill, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at her home. She was born February 5, 1919 to Rufus Henry and Ada Mae McMullen Biggs in Meridian, Mississippi.

Lorene was married to Robert William Holbert, spending many happy years with him until his passing in 1997. She was a wonderful Christian; very devout and knowledgeable in His word. She was honest, sincere and helpful to all. She was generous, always giving freely to others and putting others before herself. Being 95 years old she had she had wonderful stories of the world’s great changes from horse and buggy days to computers and cell phones. She was a homemaker, a loving and forgiving mother, and a very good friend. She will be missed by all who knew her.  She would say, “God be with you.”

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Robert Holbert; four brothers X.L. Biggs, Wilburn Biggs, Howard Biggs and Carl Biggs.

She is survived by three daughters Nancy Ann Hines of Mena, Loretta Jean Kathman of Mena, and Betty Sue Holbert of Cherry Hill; eight grandchildren; twenty seven great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Mrs. Holbert was sent for cremation under the direction of the Bowser Family Funeral Home. No services have been scheduled at this time.

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