Asheville - Kimberly Dawn Holt, 44, parted her earthly home on Thursday, March 14, 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer.
Born in Chapel Hill, Kim was the daughter of Sandra Marie Owens of Asheville and the late Larry Holt. She worked as Branch Manager for Edward-Jones Financial Company and was a member of Calvary Chapel Church. She is also preceded in death by her grandparents and two special uncles.
Kim led a full, active life in her short 44 years. She loved to travel and spent one year in Niger, W. Africa as a missionary/ teacher.
Survivors other than her mother include her sister, Angela Sanders (Roy); niece, Rebecca Sanders, and nephew, Joshua Downham (Jessica); two great nephews, Conner and Damon Downham, all of Zebulon, NC; several aunts, uncles, and cousins, among them Darlene Faulk of Nakina, NC; and many friends that she maintained close friendships with throughout her life. Among them were "The Girls" from Montreat-Anderson College, Janet B, Beth, Janet M. and Sandy. Also left behind is special friend, Zeus Coburn of Florida.
A Memorial service will be held Saturday, March 23, 2013 at noon in the chapel of Groce Funeral Home on Tunnel Road. Rev. Billy Osigian and Rev. David Barger will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to Calvary Chapel Church Building Fund, 900 West Chapel Road, Asheville, NC, 28815, or by going to The Hope Chest for Women P.O. Box 16948, Asheville, NC, 28816.
Groce Funeral Home on Tunnel Road is assisting the Holt family.
The memorial register is available at grocefuneralhome.com