Ernestine Holiday

Ernestine Holiday

Nashville, TN

Age 91, passed away June 16, 2014.

She was a member of Howard United Church of Christ; the women's fellowship, choir, & Deaconess. She also served in Church Women's United, Top Ladies of Distinction, American Association of University Women, League of Women Voters, NAACP, Chi Eta Phi (Nursing) Sorority, Tennessee Nursing Association, Optimistic Study Club, and member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her loving husband of 57 years, Newton Holiday, Jr. "Doc".

She is survived by her sons, Newton S. Holiday III, Esq. and Ernesto P. Holiday, both of Nashville; her sisters, Jean Pierce (Richard) Bryant of Columbus, Ohio and Waltye Johnson Rasulala of Cary, North Carolina; brother; Richard (Bertha) Pierce of Chicago, Illinois; daughter-in-law, Dr. Yolanda L. Holiday of Roswell, Georgia; grandsons, Raymon Julius Holiday and William Jerrod Newton Holiday, both of Roswell; sister-in-law, Carol Holiday Perdue of Macon, Georgia; brother-in-law, Harold L. Perdue of Macon, Georgia; devoted cousin, Joyce B. Montgomery and numerous first cousins, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, neighbors, colleagues, and friends.

The family will greet friends on Saturday, June 21st at 9 a.m., with the Memorial service to follow at 11 a.m. Services will be held at Howard Congregational United Church of Christ, 2802 Buchanan St.

Terrell Broady Funeral Home, Inc., (615) 244-4755.

Funeral Home

Terrell Broady Funeral Home, Inc.
3855 Clarksville Pike Nashville, TN 37218

Published in The Tennessean on June 20, 2014