Martha Jean Coates Holcomb, age 56, of Bluff City, Tenn., passed away on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at Bristol Regional Medical Center. She was born March 21, 1962 in Catskills, NY, a daughter of the late Ralph and Ruby Miller Coates. Martha lived most of her life in the Bristol area.


She is survived by her significant other, Kenny Vaught; children, Misty Holcomb, Cindy Greer and husband Kevin, Eric Holcomb, Bradley Martin, Joey Holcomb, and Samantha Swiney; and siblings, Roger Krantz, Frank Krantz, Sharon Davidson, Carl Coates, Steven Coates, Gerald Coates and Gary Coates.


The funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, May 12, 2018 in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Dwayne Locklear officiating. The family will receive friends from 12 until 2 p.m. prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the funeral home to help the family with funeral expenses.