Essie Emma Crow Holladay
Funeral for Essie Emma Crow Holladay, 100, of Danville will be Friday, June 20, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Friendship South of Danville with Bro. Dan Compton, Bro. Wayne Penn and Bro. Don Gentry officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing. Burial will be in Friendship Cemetery, south of Danville. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.
Mrs. Holladay died on Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at her residence. She was born November 17, 1913, in Lawrence County to Dr. James Samuel Crow and Dona Bell Miller Crow. She and her husband, Clyde Holladay had six children. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two children, Parris Holladay and Lyle Holladay; her siblings, Coy Crow, Myrtis Crow, Evie Holladay, Hazel Holladay, Zemon Crow and Christine McKay; and her son-in-law, Bob Puckett. Essie was a homemaker, quilter, gardener, hospital employee and caretaker of children and the sick. She was a lifelong faithful member of Friendship Baptist Church.
Survivors include one son, Kyle Holladay (Barbara) of Danville; three daughters, Doris Puckett and Sonja Holladay, both of Danville, and Kathy Hildie (Don) of Florence; daughter-in-law, Connie White (Dale); grandchildren, John Puckett (Renata), Alison Mullins (Greg), Robert Puckett (Vicki), Richmond Holladay, (Vicki), Scott Holladay, (Brenda), Laura Shackelford (Jerry) and Amy Lasher (Fred); and great-grandchildren, J.D. Shackelford(Ashley), Elizabeth Shackelford, Anita Holladay, Ian Holladay, Lukas Puckett, Conor Mullins, Mattie Puckett, Rachel Ann Puckett, Isaac Lasher and Avery Lasher.
Pallbearers will be John Puckett, Robert Puckett, Lukas Puckett, Conor Mullins, Gregg Holladay, Sammy Crow, Anthony Crow and Caleb Lewis.
Honorary pallbearers will be ministers of Friendship Baptist Church.
Peck Funeral Home
1600 Hwy 31 Sw Hartselle, AL 35640
Published in the Decatur Daily on June 19, 2014