Elizabeth Harper Holsberry
Elizabeth Harper Holsberry died peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, October 20th, 2015. She was born to Addie Fisher Harper and Kervin Ethan Harper on November 22, 1944. She was predeceased by her parents, her son's father, Jack Moore, and her husband, John E. Holsberry. She is survived by her son, Alexander Duncan Moore; her sister and brother-in-law, Frances and Ray Fox; her step-sister Cordelia Fields and her husband Vernon; her niece, Polly Browder and nephews Link Browder(Mary Rose), George Fox, Jr(Alicia)., and Richard Fox(Mindy). She is also survived by her dear friend, whom she considered a son, Larry Knight and his wife Sharon, and their sons Ian, Chris, Joshua, Kyle and Eric.
Elizabeth's vocation and love was teaching; she taught at Pensacola School of Liberal Arts, Catholic High School, and was an adjunct professor at Pensacola State College. After she retired from teaching, she was a volunteer at Semmes and Sherwood Elementary Schools. She also loved helping others; for many years she volunteered at the Loaves and Fishes organization. She was a proud graduate
of the University of Mississippi and followed "Ole Miss" football avidly.
The family wishes to thank the staff of Our Lady of the Haven of Peace for all of the care and support they gave to Elizabeth during her time with them.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 24th, at 10:30 AM at Christ Episcopal Church in Pensacola, followed by a reception in the Parish Hall.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Christ Episcopal Church or to Manna Food Bank.
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