Geraldine Holley

October 13, 1942August 31, 2012

Geraldine “Gerri” Holley, age 69, of Bentonville, died August 31, 2012, at Northwest Medical Center in Bentonville. She was born in Leachville, Arkansas, on October 13, 1942, to the late Richard Marion Stroud, Sr., and Viola Niswonger Stroud. She retired from Tyson Foods Security in 2001 and was a member of Park Street Baptist Church in Bentonville.

Survivors include her children, Vernon Jones of Rogers, Erma Wise of Rogers, Julia Mapes and husband Ron of Gravette, Dwayne Jones and wife Martha of Tontitown, James Earl Jones and wife Shirley of Bentonville; brothers, Jerry Wayne Stroud of St. Charles, Missouri, Odis Stroud of Chicago, Illinois; sister, Mary Ann Stroud of St. Louis, Missouri; fifteen grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Richard Marion Stroud, Jr, Virgil Stroud; a son, Christopher Jones; and a great-grandson.

Visitation will be 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 4, 2012, with services beginning at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Rollins Funeral Home in Rogers. Pastor Ron Roughton will officiate and burial will follow in Bentonville Cemetery.

Arrangements are by Rollins Funeral Home of Rogers.


  • Visitation Tuesday, September 4, 2012
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Geraldine Holley

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