BURLINGTON - Mrs. Sandra Varner Holliman, age 52, of Burlington passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at the Hospice Home after a three-year battle with cancer. She was a special wife, sister and aunt and loved her family dearly.
Born in Forsyth County, she was the daughter of the late Wilbur Ray Varner and the late Nancy Clark Varner and was married for over 32 years to William Charles Holliman, who survives. She achieved a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from UNC-G and was a certified financial planner through the College of Financial Planning. She was formerly employed as a finance director with Duke University and later employed with the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Sandra was a former member of Friedens Lutheran Church and was attending Integrity Church. She was a lifetime member and volunteer with the North Carolina Zoo and was a strong lover of animals, especially her pets.
Mrs. Holliman is survived by her husband of the home; a sister, Sybil (Pat) Goodson of Burlington; a brother, Brent (Mary) Varner of Jackson, Tenn.; a nephew, Brice Holliman; a great-niece and nephew, Taylor Holliman and Brice Holliman Jr.; and a special friend, Cindy Ramey. She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Deborah Varner.
The funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Ray Crompton. Interment will follow at Alamance Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home and other times at the residence.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 918 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215.
You may sign the online register book at www.lowefuneralhome.com
Lowe Funeral Home & Crematory
2205 South Church Street Burlington, NC 27215
Published in TheTimesNews.com from Aug. 28 to Aug. 29, 2014