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Dwain Tillman Holliefield


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Dwain Tillman Holliefield Obituary
Holliefield, Dwain Tillman
77, passed away on August 4, 2016 in Mesa, AZ and went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in Heaven. He was born on January 23, 1939 to Odice and Ordrey (Duke) Holliefield in Las Cruces, NM. He was the second of three children. Dwain grew up in the Las Cruces/Mesilla, NM area, where his family farmed. He married Glenda Ruth Herman from Chandler, AZ on September 5, 1959 after they met while attending Pasadena Nazarene College in California. They had 4 children: Heidi, Barry, Wendy and David. Dwain had a love for Dairy Farming and worked in the field over 40 years as a dairy manager/herdsman on numerous farms in NM, TX, CA, AZ, and most notably Hidden Valley Dairy in Moapa, NV. He has been retired since 2007 and living in the Chandler area with his wife for the past 30 years. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Stirling R. and sister-in-law (Consuelo) Holliefield. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Glenda R. Holliefield; his children: Heidi Holliefield of Chandler, AZ; Barry E. (Sandra) Holliefield of Parker, CO; Wendy R. (David) Danley of Gilbert, AZ; David T. (Lynne) Holliefield of Gilbert, AZ; sister Cora Nell Taylor of Las Cruces, NM; and 8 grandchildren. Dwain was a faithful Christ follower and was a member of the Church of the Nazarene . A celebration of life memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 10:00am at Chandler First Church of the Nazarene, 301 N Hartford St, Chandler, AZ with Rev. Denise Burns officiating. Visitation with family is before the service at 9:00am. Arrangements handled by Wyman Mortuary, Mesa, AZ.
Published in The Arizona Republic from Aug. 7 to Aug. 10, 2016
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