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Eunice Alta Walker Holderby
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Birth: Mar. 26, 1916
Huntsville
Madison County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Nov. 22, 2006
Oklahoma, USA

Daughter of William David and Kizzie Ann Jane Walker. She was the youngest of 9 children (8 of whom preceded her in death).

At the age of 5, her family blazed a trail to Cherokee County, by wagon, horseback, and walking. She grew up in Cherokee County in Qualls, where she married Curtis Holderby; they had 3 children: Argus Codean, Edward M. C., and Jewell Irene.

She and Curtis rode horseback to a preacher on 25 Feb 1933, with the future State Rep. Dan Draper as Witness, where they exchanged vows that lasted until death did part them when Curtis died on 29 Jan 1989.

In 1941 0r early 1942, the government displaced the family in order to build Camp Gruber, and Curtis and Eunice lived in the Woodall Coimmunity as short time before moving to a modest home built by Curtis in Stone Chapel Community on 30 Oct 1942.

Eunice was a cook at Stone Chapel School and Woodall Schools.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son: Curtis Coden; one niece: Debra Ann Holderby Cook; one grandson: Terry Allen Holderby; and one g-grandson: Jessie Daniel Maize.

Survivors include: one daughter: Jewell Holderby Linville of Tahlequah; one son: Edward M. C. Holderby and wife Goldie of Ft. Gibson; one daughter-in-law: Patricia Sullivan and husband Charlie of Nesbit, MS; 6 granchildren: Patricia Tate and husband Tom of Proctor; Russell Holderby of Tahlequah; Timothy Holderby and wife Karen of Ft. Gibson; Jeffrey Holderby and wife Shelley of
Ft. Gibson; Paula Linville Moldenhauer of Thornton, CO and husband Jerry; Curtis Weldon Linville of Golden, CO and wife Anne; 16 g-grandchildren: Melissa Holderby of Tulsa; Erin Holderby Willeford and husband Jeff of Chichasha; Amber Maize of Tahlequah, Jasen Corns of Tulsa; Eric Holderby of Ft. Gibson, Cody Cook of Ft. Gibson; Ryan Holderby and wife Samantha of Ft. Gibson; Jeremy Holderby of Ft. Gibson; Sarah, Seth, Stephen and Samuel Moldenhauer of Thornton, CO; Caleb, Lydia, Daniel, and Luke Linville of Golden, CO; 6 g-g-grand children: Austin and Avery Maize of Tahlequah; and Michael, Tanner, Dylan, and Makenna Corns of Tulsa.

 
 
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 Parents:
  William David Walker (1883 - 1965)
  Kizzie Anna Jane Cook Walker (1874 - 1948)
 
 Spouse:
  Curtis Holderby (1911 - 1989)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lillie B. Jones Gower (1889 - 1967)**
  Mentie J Jones Phillips (1892 - 1970)**
  Gertie Jones Meigs (1894 - 1982)**
  Marvin Claude Jones (1896 - 1975)**
  Effie Mary Jones Dorsey (1898 - 1985)**
  Lawrence Walker (1905 - 1971)*
  Onnie W Walker (1907 - 1977)*
  Pearl Walker Ballard (1909 - 1979)*
  Argus B Walker (1912 - 1975)*
  Eunice Alta Walker Holderby (1916 - 2006)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
White Oak Cemetery
Qualls
Cherokee County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Alice P.
Record added: Nov 27, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16811277
Eunice Alta <i>Walker</i> Holderby
Added by: Danna Mullens Reese
 
Eunice Alta <i>Walker</i> Holderby
Added by: C. J. Hinds
 
Eunice Alta <i>Walker</i> Holderby
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Added by: Danna Mullens Reese
 
 
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- Camp
 Added: Aug. 27, 2009
May God bless you and your family. Always rest in peace. We have known Curtis and Eunice for many years, they were good kind people
- Robert & Carol Hinds
 Added: Aug. 4, 2007
 
 
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