Hilmon Holley

October 11, 1935September 16, 2022
Obituary of Hilmon Holley
Dr. Hilmon DeWitt Holley, Jr. passed away peacefully at his home in Gadsden after an extended illness on September 16, 2022. He is survived by his wife of over 30 years, Mary Jane Holley, and his sons, Cecil McNair Holley (Karen), Hilmon Morgan Holley (Jimena), and George Doherty Holley, and his sister, Netta Holley. He is predeceased by his parents, Hilmon DeWitt Holley, Sr. and Netta Johnston Holley, and his sister, Eleanor Holley Mathison. Other survivors are Robert Cooper Lindsey, Sr. (Frances), Kellie Jean Lindsey and five grandchildren, Cecil, Bronson, Sarah Grace, Libby and Cooper, Jr. Dr. Holley was born and raised in Tuscaloosa, AL. He graduated from Tuscaloosa High School and the University of Alabama where he was a member of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity and The Million Dollar Band. He then went on to the University of Alabama Birmingham School of Medicine. He completed his residency in the U.S. Navy in Charleston, SC and Oakland, CA. He was proud of his family’s five-generation connection to the University of Alabama. Dr. Holley was also proud of his two legacies he left behind in Gadsden. One was the founder of the Gadsden Pediatric Clinic. The second one was being one of the founders of The Episcopal Church of the Resurrection. Memorial service is to be held at The Episcopal Church of the Resurrection at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 24th, 113 Brown Avenue, Rainbow City, AL 35906. Visitation will follow the service at the Parish Hall. If you wish to donate in his memory, please give to the Resurrection Garden of the Church or to any animal sanctuary of your choice. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Holley family.

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