Emilie Crenshaw Holladay


HOLLADAY, Emilie Crenshaw, died Sunday, April 6, 2008 in Farmville. Born August 6, 1910 in Hampden-Sydney, she was a daughter of Dr. Waller Morton Holladay and Genevieve Venable Holladay. She graduated from Longwood University and taught mathematics in Covington and Newport News before returning to teach at Longwood in 1966. She was a member of the Farmville Presbyterian Church, The Daughters of the American Revolution, Kappa Delta Sorority, the Longwood Garden Club and the Thursday Morning Book Club, as well as several Bridge groups. She is survived by her niece, Ann Morton DeMuth Neale; and nephew, Anthony Mealy DeMuth Jr.; four great-nieces and their five children. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, April 9 at 11 a.m. at College Church, Hampden-Sydney. At noon, friends are invited to the Farmville Presbyterian Church to greet the family and share a light lunch. Memorial gifts may be made to the Farmville Presbyterian Church, 200 West Third Street, Farmville, Va. 23901. Doyne-Burger-Davis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
This obituary was originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

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I have fond memories of Miss Holladay from NNHS. She was a great lady and an asset to every school in which she taught.