Norene (Duke) Holt of Cannon Co., died Thursday, November 29, 2012 at the age of 89.
She is survived by her children, Patricia Holt Fuller and her late husband Robert of Murfreesboro, Linda Holt Walton and her husband Claude of Cannon Co., Dinah Holt Cawthorne of Indianapolis, IN; 4 grandchildren, Penna Kay Evans, Cherrie Fuller, Kevin Cawthorne & Katrina Heitzman; 4 great-grandchildren, Alex & Chase Cameron Cawthorne, Kalista Lee Foster, Blake Anthony Heitzman; siblings, Wiley & Wendell Duke of Manchester, Jewell Christian & Glera Presley, both of Manchester, and Lera Whittemore of South Gate, MI.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Joe C. Duke & Claudie Parker Duke; husband, Fred L. Holt; siblings, Morgan, Thurston, Clayborn, Alton, Farris & Hilton Parker, Carmine Drennon, Leoni Spry and Roberta Todd.
A member of the Smith Grove Church of Christ, she was retired from Colonial Corp. and was a housewife. She loved gardening, quilting, canning, embroidery and cooking. Ms. Holt was a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was well received and loved by everyone. She was the most giving person that was known and her smile was infectious.
Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Sunday, December 2, 2012 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home, with Bro. Al Bugg, Jr. & Bro. Gayle Rains officiating. Interment will follow in the Gilley Hill Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be Saturday from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m.
Woodbury Funeral Home, (615) 563-2311. www.woodburyfuneralhome.net