OBITUARY

Virginia (Fleming) Holt

May 2, 1934March 4, 2018

Canton-Virginia Fleming Holt, 83, died on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at Silver Bluff Nursing Home. Virginia was born in Madison County on May 2, 1934, to the late Jessie and Minnie Moore Fleming. Virginia enjoyed reading, and growing flowers. She will be remembered for cooking, caring, and babysitting for her family. Virginia worked for many years taking care of Central United Methodist Church. She also loved her dogs and cats.

In addition to her parents, Virginia was preceded in death by all of her brothers and sisters.

Virginia is survived by her husband of 66 years, Henry Holt; a daughter, Pat Bryant (Steven); a son, David Holt (Dina); grandchildren, Melody Deeter, Holly Beauregard, Dustin Bryant, Christy Melton, Shawn Holt, Christian Holt, and Henry Holt; and 19 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM on Friday, March 9, in the chapel of Garrett Funerals and Cremations with Pastor Dan Page officiating. Burial will follow at Garrett-Hillcrest Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 1:30-3:00 PM prior to the service at the funeral home.

The family would like to thank The Homestead and Silver Bluff for their care of Virginia.

A message of comfort may be left for the family and an online guest registry may be signed at www.garrettfuneralsandcremations.com

Services

  • Visitation Friday, March 9, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, March 9, 2018
REMEMBERING

Virginia (Fleming) Holt

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Ashleigh Nelson

March 9, 2018

I remember when I would go to Aunt Marzelle and Uncle Henry’s House... I would stay the night with Christian and we would laugh and talk all night... Even seeing them at the store I would give her and uncle Henry a hug, she always said she loved me and I always will remember that with her!!! Aunt Marzelle, I love you so much!!! Your no longer in pain... I will miss her so much!!!! I love you always and forever!!!! And I’ll see you again one day!!!

Dina Holt

March 8, 2018

The first time I met Mom I feel in love with her and her beautiful smile.I am blessed to be her daughter in law. We have countless hours of sharing and good conversation of her good old days.She also taught me how to canned food peel and cut "taters" without using chopping board.I had experienced her love,caring and selfless giving to all her loved ones.The last days of her life was one of the most precious moments to me.I have watched her suffered and battled the disease and the pain of death but have conquered it all with all with her strength and love.The last word and gesture she gave me was the ultimate victory of giving herself and surrendering to the will of God,while at the hospice she woke up held my hands tight and said to me;" Sho! Your hands are cooled." and gave me the beautiful smile! There and then I knew in my heart that Mom is home,home to herself and home to his creator. THANK YOU MOM for sharing your beauty and peacefulness towards Life may the compassionate heart and attitude remain and be shared by us to others,for now we ask you to watch us and guide us in our journey to life.

patricia Bryant

March 7, 2018

My Mom was a very special lady. She was always there when I needed her She was my rock along with God when I was a young mother She loved to keep my children when I needed her to She and I loved to go shopping together We always had a great time together I sure miss those days I love you mom dearly and miss her more than words can say but I know that she is with Jesus and her mother and dad and all her brothers and sisters in heaven and that another angel has been added to all the angels in heaven LOVE YOU ALWAYS MOM AND MISS YOU ALWAYS

Crystal Montgomery

March 7, 2018

Granny Holt was always such a blessing to Me and My Boys Trendon & Kyler Holt! She was one of the sweetest and most caring souls anyone could ever be blessed to have had the privilege to have known. Her smile and hugh heart will surely be missed. Keeping Papaw Holt and everyone in my prayers! ......Love Y'all 💗

pam & martha holt

March 6, 2018

So sorry for the loss. Prayers for the family. She will be missed.

Mary Roberts-Elliott

March 6, 2018

My prayers and love are with you all at this time of great sorrow, I know Mama was there to welcome Aunt Marzelle home along with all the brothers and sisters, our loss is Heavens gain.

Holly Beauregard (Bryant)

March 5, 2018

Some of my fondest memories of my childhood are with Granny. I remember when Mom would drop me off and I would stay with her while she worked at the church. I enjoyed helping her, especially cleaning the Chapel because I loved the stained glass windows. She also allowed me to play, so I would play teacher in the classrooms while she worked. She loved flowers, lilies were her favorite & they are my favorite as well. She also liked to doodle and to this day I still sit at times and doodle the house, with mountains in the distance and a rock sidewalk leading up to the house, just like she taught me. She had a huge heart & would help anyone she could. She was one of the best people I have ever known and she was always there when I needed her. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother and great grandmother and she will be missed dearly. She will remain in my heart & memories forever, because she is a special part of me.

Brenda Cox. (Gunter)

March 5, 2018

Prayers for comfort and peace during this difficult time in so many lives i loved when Aunt Marzelle and Uncle Henry would come too Tennessee always loved seeing them come but hated to see them leave she was a blessing to have around she always talked of Holly when she came down and the love she had for her family Marzelle you may be gone from your earthly home but you are now with the Lord in your heavenly home and you will be truly missed

Christy Melton

March 5, 2018

My favorite memories growing up and even as an adult include My sweet granny. I loved visiting her and waking up to the smell of gravy and biscuits. I never will forget after she prepared the meals; she took her place in the seat (her seat) closest to the kitchen as she watched her loved ones eat. She always told me I was her favorite, and as we grew all grew older we all knew she told us all the very same thing. She always wanted us to feel like we were number one. In her eyes we all were. But, I’m our eyes she truly was our number one.

FROM THE FAMILY