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Collins-McKee-Stone Funeral Home

30 Riverside Highway, Bassett, VA

OBITUARY

Willie Clarence Holt

May 8, 1923December 22, 2019

Willie Clarence Holt, age 96 of Bassett, VA, passed away on December 22, 2019. Mr. Holt was born on May 8, 1923 in Henry County, VA. He was a son of the late Joseph Matthew Holt and the late Alice Sheffield Holt. He was married to the late Mildred Hairston Holt. Mr. Holt was employed by Bassett Mirror for many years as a truck driver. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was a member of Gethsemane Pentecostal Holiness Church. Mr. Holt is survived by two daughters; Casenio Holt Prunty (Anthony) of Bassett, VA, Anita Holt McGill (Shaun) of Waldorf, MD, one son; Clarence “Wayne” Holt (Norma) of Richmond, VA, one brother; Fredrick Herman Holt (Katie) of Bassett, VA, six grandchildren, five great grandchildren, two great- great grandchildren and a longtime friend, companion and caregiver, Jeanette Harris. Funeral Services will be conducted at 12:00 PM on Saturday, December 28, 2019 at the Greater International Pentecostal Holiness Church. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Interment will follow in Carver Memorial Gardens with Military Rites. Online condolences at www.collinsmckeestonebassett.com Collins Funeral Home at Bassett, VA is respectfully serving the Holt Family.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, December 28, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, December 28, 2019

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Gloria Young

January 4, 2020

I worked with him for many years at Bassett Mirror and always will remember him for the kindest and loving personality he always showed. He was a great gentleman and a dear friend. I attended his funeral and so inspired all the love that was shown. He sure was a bright star in my life and I know Heaven's door were looking forward to his arrival. May God Bless his family. My prayers and love.

Tammy Craddock-Hodge

December 30, 2019

I worked with Mr. Holt at Bassett Mirror. He was absolutely one of the finest men I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. There were times I would help him out with Ins paperwork and he would bring me something special that his wife had made. I worked in the office with Freddie Holt. Between Freddie and Willie, there was never a dull moment, they kept you laughing and helped you see the brighter of things. Some of my fondest memories of BM, were definitely with Willie Holt. What a great man of God he was and loved to share it with others. I am so sorry for the families loss and you will be in my thoughts and prayers, but I can definitely say HEAVEN IS MUCH SWEETER WITH WILLIE. May God bless you all.

Tammy Craddock-Hodge

Roberta. Taylor Carter

December 28, 2019

Condolences & prayers are with the family during this difficult time.may God Continue to give you strenght.



Sis Roberta Carter

Evangelist Gloria Martin

December 26, 2019

I remember this precious jewel of a Godly Man, as Deacon Holt. Deacon Holt will always have my utmost respect and admiration for him, as well as for his precious sweet Sister Mildred, his late wife. I loved to hear him teach the Bible, with such wisdom that was unique. He could sing praises to the Lord that would inspire your soul. His testimonies were so powerful of his love for Jesus, making all who heard feel we were truly standing in a heavenly place. He loved his family dearly, his church family dearly, and his Lord of Lords dearly. A very kind, sweet, humble Soul, A true Man of God. Sincerest Condolences to the Family, and his Church Family.

Carla Hairston

December 26, 2019

I thank God for blessing my family with the presence of Deacon Holt through my Aunt Jeanette or Jenny as Dea. Holt called her. He will always hold a special place in my heart. From the first day I met him, my name became "Sunshine", not really sure if he knows my name but that was ok. I will miss him very much and giving him a kiss on his head. He has truly been such a blessing to the Foster family. One of his favorite songs was "If you hear of my homegoing, don't worry about me, well I know that there is nothing on this side that would bring you back, so I say " I will miss you but I will see you later!" I love you "Sunshine"

Johnsie Finney

December 26, 2019

Blessings to the Family. My prayers and sympathy are with the family. We shall see Daddy again for we Serve A Big God Who Does Big Things For Big People With Big Faith. Love you and GOD BLESS

Leth & Marian Hairston

December 26, 2019

Our prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Regina Lewis

December 24, 2019

Deepest condolences Anita Holt McGill to you and your family.

Leth & Marian Hairston

December 24, 2019

Heartfelt sympathy to the family during this difficult time.

Dee dee Robinson

December 23, 2019

I will always remember see Anita dad at her 50th surprise birthday party. He just glowed when he talked about his baby girl. He definitely loved his family. RIP

FROM THE FAMILY