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Lura Ellen (Tabor) Holt

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Lura Ellen (Tabor) Holt Obituary
MILLS RIVER-Lura Ellen Tabor Holt, age 89, of Mills River died Saturday, January 17th, 2015 at Mission Hospital after a brief battle with pneumonia.
Mrs. Holt was born September 10, 1925 in Old Fort to the late Grover Cleveland Tabor and Florence Griggs Tabor. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Guy Henry Holt; her two sisters, Merle Hoyle and Evelyn Tabor; and her three brothers, Paul, Fred, and Wade Tabor.
A longtime resident of Henderson County, Mrs. Holt retired from Pardee Memorial Hospital and was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Mills River. She volunteered with Interfaith Ministries for over 10 years.
She is survived by her two daughters, Linda Holt (Gary Justus) of Skyland, and Sandra Travis (Ray Travis) of Asheville; and by her three sisters, Mabel Shelton of Swannanoa, Margaret Moss (J.C. Moss) of Oak Island, and Marcella Bailey (Wes Bailey) of Bakersville.
The funeral service will be held 3:00 p.m. Friday, January 23rd, 2015 at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Mills River with Reverend Ronald Benzing and Reverend Greg Bell officiating. Burial will follow the service in Shepherd Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors, 125 S. Church Street, Hendersonville.
An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting www.thosshepherd.com. Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.
Published in The Times-News on Jan. 20, 2015
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