Mary Ellen Holbert

July 11, 1933 - February 21, 2019
Mary Ellen Holbert

Mary Ellen Holbert, age 85, of Hendersonville NC, died after an extended illness late Thursday morning, February 21, 2019.

Mrs. Holbert was born on Tuesday, July 11, 1933 in Henderson County, NC to the late Curtis Eugene and Marie Ellen (Staton) Mabry.

On June 30, 1955, as the former Mary Ellen Mabry, she married her husband of 54 years, Mr. Malcomb Holbert who died September 11, 2009. She was a faithful member of Tracy Grove Baptist Church since 1955 and devoted her life to her family as a wife, mother and grandmother.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory her children, Gene Holbert and his wife, Jill of Seneca, SC, Wanda Ponder, widow of the late Phillip Ponder of Dana, John Holbert of Hendersonville and Eddie Holbert and his wife, Teresa of Landrum, SC; Also surviving are 5 grandchildren, Justin Ponder and his wife Nichole; Jeremiah Ponder, Joseph Holbert and his wife Laura, Chris Holbert and Lacy Holbert; 5 great-grandchildren Tanner, Jedediah, Logun, Ryland and Shelby.

Funeral services will be 3 o’clock, Sunday afternoon, February 24, 2019 at Tracy Grove Baptist Church, 284 Tracy Grove Road, Flat Rock, NC with Rev. James Maybin officiating. The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 2:45 p.m. prior to the service in the church. Burial will follow in the family plot at the Tracy Grove Baptist Churchyard.

Mary will be deeply missed by her loving and devoted family and many dear friends.

Arrangements are in the care of Shuler Funeral Home of Hendersonville, NC. Online condolences may be shared at shulerfuneralhome.com.


Service

Sunday, February 24, 2019
3:00 PM

Tracy Grove Baptist Church - Directions
984 Tracy Grove Road
Flat Rock, NC 28731

Burial

Sunday, February 24, 2019

Tracy Grove Baptist Church Cemetery - Directions
984 Tracy Grove Road
Flat Rock, NC 28731

Visitation

Sunday, February 24, 2019
2:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Tracy Grove Baptist Church - Directions
984 Tracy Grove Road
Flat Rock, NC 28731

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  • February 23, 2019
    Paul and Glenda Burke says:
    Gene we are sorry for the loss of your mother. You and your family are in our prayers. Love you

  • February 26, 2019
    Ronald and Debbie Jones says:
    Wanda we were sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. We have you in our thoughts and prayers.