December 31, 1924 – May 4, 2019
Mrs. Ruth Herman Holman, 94, of Granite Falls, entered the gates of Heaven in the early morning hours on Saturday, May 4, 2019.
She was born on December 31, 1924 in Caldwell County to the late Arvin Leard and Bertha Alice Lail Herman. Mrs. Holman was an active church and community member during her life. She was a founding member of Mountain Grove Baptist Church, a lifelong member of Baton Ruritan, and also a founding member of the North Catawba Fire Department Women’s Auxiliary. In her caring nature, Mrs. Holman made the choice to have her remains donated to scientific research.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Haywood L. Holman; brothers, Ralph Herman and Wayne Herman; sisters, Bernice Edwards, Rachel Cannon, and Virginia White.
Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter, Patricia Ann McCreary and husband Max of Valdese; grandsons, David McCreary of Lenoir and Bryan McCreary and wife Lorisa of Lenoir; four great-grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; and a brother-in-law Stanley Edwards of Granite Falls.
A memorial service honoring Mrs. Holman’s life will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May, 7, 2019 at Pendry’s Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ken Gilliam and Ron Beane officiating. A Receiving of Friends will immediately follow the service until 2:00 p.m.
The family would like to extend their gratitude to the team at Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, I-CARE of Hudson, her caregiver Carolyn Thorpe, and the many family and friends who helped Mrs. Holman during her time of need.
Memorials may be made in Mrs. Holman's memory to Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood Street, Lenoir, North Carolina 28645.
Words of comfort may be expressed to the family at www.pendrysfuneralhome.com
Pendry’s Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Ruth Herman Holman.
Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care
902 Kirkwood St. , Lenoir, North Carolina 28645
- Memorial Service Tuesday, May 7, 2019
- Receiving of Friends Tuesday, May 7, 2019
May 6, 2019
The Baton Community is a very special place because of people like Ruth and Haywood Holman. They will forever be missed.
May 6, 2019
To the family of Ruth Holman.
I remember very well the friendly Holman's and Herman's who had the convenience store in Baton. They were kind t o Harold and me when we first moved to Baton.
Ruth will be missed tremendously by Baton Community and Mtn. Grove Church.
I also remember her attendance at many meetings of the Ruritan Club at the Park in Baton. May God bless and comfort you as you think about her being in Heaven.
Sincerely, Rachel Earley