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Ellis Westberry Holder, Sr
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Birth: Apr. 12, 1898
Santa Fe
Alachua County
Florida, USA
Death: Jun. 11, 1977
Alachua County
Florida, USA

Obituary for Ellis W. Holder
Taken from The Gainesville Sun
12 June 1977


Ellis W. Holder, 79, of 920 NW 25th Ave., died Sunday at his son's house of a heart ailment.

Mr. Holder was born in Santa Fe, and was a lifetime resident of Alachua County. A retired rural mail carrier, he was a charter member of Wesley United Methodist Church, where he served as Sunday school teacher and on the administration board. He served in the U. S. Navy and the Merchant Marine during WWI.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Davis Holder of Gainesville; three sons, Marion Holder of Gainesville, Ellis Holder of Winter Haven and Thomas Holder of Sorrento, Fla.; four sisters, Mrs. Bell Daily of Gainesville, Mrs. Ione Howell of Jacksonville, Mrs. Lucille Hooker of Santa Fe and Mrs. Ovida Mae Dukes of Orange Lake; two brothers, Senegal Holder of Crystal River and George Holder of Belleview; and 10 grandchildren.

Funeral Notice

HOLDER, MR. Ellis W. ---- Funeral services for Mr. Holder, age 79, Retired Rural Mall Carrier, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 14, 1977, at Huggins-Copeland Chapel with Rev. David McGaffic conducting the services. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Mr. Holder, who lived at 920 M. W. 25th Ave., Gainesville, Fla. died June 11, 1977 at the residence of his son. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of HUGGINS-COPELAND FUNERAL HOME. 725 N.W. 23rd Ave., Gainesville, Fla. In lieu of flowers contributions may be sent to the Holder Memorial Fund c/o Wesley United Methodist Church, Gainesville, Fla.

Family links: 
  William Daniel Holder (1869 - 1925)
  Joseph Ann Elizabeth Malphurs Holder (1871 - 1949)
  Elizabeth Madison Davis Holder (1898 - 1991)*
  Ellis Westberry Holder (1926 - 2010)*
  Cecile Priscilla Holder Doke Ingersoll (1888 - 1972)*
  Alonzo Eugene Holder (1892 - 1974)*
  Mary Belle Holder Dailey (1896 - 1983)*
  Ellis Westberry Holder (1898 - 1977)
  Lucille Holder Stidham Hooker (1905 - 1999)*
  Quida Mae Holder Dukes (1907 - 1992)*
  George Leiston Holder (1914 - 2002)*
*Calculated relationship
Forest Meadows Memorial Park East
Alachua County
Florida, USA
Plot: Section F Lot 124 Space 1
Created by: Barbara Wilson Krause
Record added: Jun 24, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 131824516
Ellis Westberry Holder, Sr
Added by: Dori Emerson Lloyd
Ellis Westberry Holder, Sr
Added by: Dori Emerson Lloyd
Ellis Westberry Holder, Sr
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Thank you for your service to our wonderful Country. You were remembered today.
- Barbara Wilson Krause
 Added: Jun. 24, 2014

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