Mary Jane Holshouser

January 23, 1936June 24, 2018

Mary Jane Starnes Holshouser, age 82, of Monroe, went home to be with the Lord on June 24, 2018.

She was born in Union County on January 23, 1936, daughter of the late Hoyte B. and Bessie McCain Starnes. Mary was preceded in death by her husband, William C. Holshouser Jr. She is survived by her daughter, Jackie Holshouser Dill and her son, Samuel C. Holshouser (Wanda); eight grandchildren; eight great- grandchildren; her sister, Luticia Fowler and her brother, McRae Starnes (Betty).

The family will receive friends Friday, June 29, 2018 from 12:00pm until 2:00pm at McEwen Funeral Home of Monroe. A service to celebrate Mary’s life will begin at 2:00pm in McEwen Funeral Home’s Colonial Chapel with interment to follow in Lakeland Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be given to the American Cancer Society by visiting


  • Visitation Friday, June 29, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Friday, June 29, 2018

Mary Jane Holshouser

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Todd Morrison

June 28, 2018

My thoughts and prayers are with your family during this time of sadness and loss may God Bless You..

Lisa Purser

June 25, 2018

Granny was a wonderful blessed mother and grandmother who will be greatly missed. Her memory will be honored always through the mark she left on many ♥️ Praying for everyone for God to give strength and comfort!!


June 25, 2018

I’m thinking of y’all in this difficult time. She was a kind hearted woman and will be missed dearly 💖