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Mina B Holcomb

June 17, 1928 ~ June 23, 2018 (age 90)

Mina Belle Holcomb, 90, of Siloam Springs, passed away Saturday, June 23, 2018 at her home.

Mina was born on June 17, 1928 in Des Moines Iowa, a daughter of Alvi Robbins and Ester Miller Robbins. She married Harley Holcomb on April 1, 1945 in Phelps, MO., who preceded her in death in 2012.

Mina enjoyed being a house wife, raising her five children, and many foster children. She loved having her grandchildren around as much as possible and absolutely loved to see and hold all infants.

Mina also held a strong faith in Jesus Christ and prayed constantly for her children and grandchildren, as well as anyone she met and interacted with. She enjoyed volunteering to play the piano and organ in church. She was a member of the Decatur Assembly of God.

She is survived by 1 son, David Holcomb of Siloam Springs; four daughters, Carolyn Gordon of Siloam Springs, Marilyn Mapes & husband Eddie of Aurora, MO, Barbara Reynolds & husband Dule of Siloam Springs, and Holly Shackelford & husband of Butch Fayetteville; three sisters, her twin Lillie Howard of Ash Grove, MO, Avalyn Jones of Ash Grove, MO, and Goldie Bailey of Mt Vernon, MO; eleven grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and 10 great great grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by one brother, John Robbins.

Visitation will be held at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home on Thursday, June 28, 2018 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm.

Funeral Services will be held at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Chapel on Friday, June 29, 2018 at 10:00am.  Burial will be held at the Oak Hill Cemetery under the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs. To sign the online guestbook please go to


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