Esther Holcombe



Mrs. Esther Fay Sipes Holcombe, 84, of Fayetteville lost her battle with Alzheimer’s February 2, 2017. Fay lived in Frenchtown, NJ until 1984 when she moved to Fayetteville, NC with her late husband, Albert Holcombe. Esther was an accomplished artist and served our Lord at Peace Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville. She is the daughter of the late Horace and Vivian Sipes and was preceded in death by her sister, Sylvia Lukach and grandson, Billy.

Esther is survived by daughter, Susan (Heulitt) Doyle and husband, Bill of Bunnlevel; brother, Bill Sipes; granddaughters, great-grandchildren, nieces and a nephew.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 PM Monday, February 6, 2017 at O’Quinn-Peebles-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Annelle Waldron officiating. Burial will follow in Harnett Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday from 1:00-2:00 PM.