|Birth: ||Oct. 9, 1926|
|Death: ||May 5, 2001|
Aaron Eugene Holt
May 11, 2001, page 4
Submitted by: Martha N. Reddout
Services for Aaron Eugene Holt, 74, of Columbus, Georgia, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, May 7, at the Striffler-Hamby Mortuary Macon Road Chapel in Columbus, with the Rev. Bruce Lisle officiating.
Mr. Holt was born October 9, 1926, in Love County, the son of Waylon F. and Clara Dessie Kerrick Holt. He died Saturday, May 5, 2001, at the St. Francis Hospital in Columbus.
He was an Army veteran of World War II, Korea and Vietnam, retiring with 25 years service as a Major. Mr. Holt was a U.S. Army Honor Guard. He was also retired with Morrison's Inc. with 15 years service. Mr. Holt was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his wife, Edna E. Holt of the home; a son, James Kennedy Carlile of Dothan, Alabama; a daughter, Donna Sue Blevins of Dallas, Texas; a brother, Sydney C. Holt of Marietta; four sisters, Mamie Pardue of Boswell, Nelda Shurbet of Marietta, Ranea Johnson of Lone Grove, and Laquitta Ladner of Burneyville; and one grandchild.
Mr. Holt was preceded in death by his parents.
Pallbearers were Clyde Yelton, Efrin Cruz, Chris Carlile, Donnie Watford, Chase Carlile and Dale Pardue.
Interment was in Evergreen Memory Gardens, under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary
Aaron Eugene Holt
October 9, 1926 - May 5, 2001
Eugene was the son of Walon and Clara Dessie Kerrick Holt, and a 1944 graduate of Greenville High School. He attended Oklahoma State University and Central State in Edmond. He retired with the rank of Major after serving 25 years in the U.S. Army. Eugene was a veteran of World War II, Korea and Vietnam. He served in the 45th Division and Army Reserves, was a United States Department of State Advisor in Vietnam, was commissioned in the field in Korea, and was a member of the United States Army Honor Guard.
He was an ROTC instructor at Auburn University, served on the Oklahoma City Capital Police Force, and was Chief of Police in Edmond.
The second of eight children, he was preceded in death by his father in 1969, his mother in 1997 and two brothers, Walon Dare Holt in 1994 and Glendale Holt in 1975.
He is survived by his wife, Edna, daughter Donna Sue Blevins, grandson Douglas Blevins, stepson Ken Carlile, step-grandsons Chris and Chase Carlile; one brother Sydney Clinton Holt, four sisters, Mamie Pardue, Nelda Shurbet, Laquitta Ladner and Renea Johnson and many nephews and nieces.
The Holt family appreciates the many expressions of sympathy extended to us and gratefully acknowledges the prayers, memorials and beautiful cards. The love, support and understanding thoughts of our friends have made the loss of our biggest brother easier to bear.
Mamie Pardue, Nelda Shurbet, Clinton Holt, Laquitta Ladner and Renea Johnson
Walon F Holt (1904 - 1969)
Clara Dessie Kerrick Holt (1905 - 1997)
Wanda Kathleen Walker Clark (1929 - 2015)*
Donna Sue Blevins (1947 - 2010)*
Walon Dare Holt (1925 - 1994)*
Aaron "Eugene" Holt (1926 - 2001)
Glendale Maurice Holt (1934 - 1975)*
Evergreen Memory Gardens Cemetery
Maintained by: Sydney Holt Groat
Originally Created by: Phil & Donna (Stricklan)...
Record added: May 02, 2006
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