|Birth: ||Feb. 12, 1899|
|Death: ||Apr. 20, 1955|
Hugh Holt, 56, was born near Caruthersville on February 12, 1899, the son of the late Thomas and Susan Holt, and passed away at his home, Rte. 1, Caruthersvile, on April 20, 1955, after an illness of several months with a heart attack.
Mr. Holt attended the Mound school and Caruthersville High School and in his adult life was a member of the local Baptist church and the Bootheel Odd Fellows Lodge No. 893. A well-known merchant of Stubbtown, he had many friends in Pemiscot county, where he had lived all of his life.
In Blytheville, Ark. on November 5, 1916, he was married to Miss Annie Leek, and three children were born to them, two having preceding him in death.
He is survived by his wife, of the home; a granddaughter, Miss Phyllis McClanahan, who made her home with them for many years; a daughter, Mrs. Marie Dunavant of this city; two brothers, Luther Holt of Little Rock, Ark. and Charles Holt of Birmingham, Ala.; and a sister, Mrs. Edith Allen of Fruitland, Tenn.
Funeral services were held at four o'clock last Friday afternoon, April 22, at the First Baptist church, with the Rev. Floyd V. Brower and Rev. Vernon Sisco of Louisville, Ky., officiating. The Odd Fellows Lodge held services at the church and also at the graveside in Little Prairie Cemetery. H.S. Smith Funeral Home was in charge.
Democrat Argus - Caruthersville, Missouri - Friday, April 29, 1955
FATHER: Born in Wayne County, Tenn., died in Pemiscot County, Mo. Married 3 times. 1st wife and child died "many years ago", his 2nd marriage was to Susan Kagle on Sept. 28th, 1878 and "born were twelve children, ten of whom lived to be grown." "L.B. Holt, Little Rock, Ark., Edgar Holt, Dell, Ark., R.P. Holt, Hayti, Mo., Chas. Holt, Birmingham, Ala., Hughie Holt, Caruthersville, Mo., and Edith Allen, Fruitland, Tenn. and the third wife, Josie Newsome, who still survive him."
Democrat Argus, Caruthersville, Mo., July 14, 1931
BROTHER: Rupard P. Holt (1886-1953)
BROTHER: Henry Edgar Holt (1887-1954) Both interred in Little Prairie Cemetery, Caruthersville, Mo.
SISTER: Mrs. M.E.(Edith) Allen - Died July 25, 1961 in Fruitland, Mo., burial in Fruitland, Mo.
William Thomas Holt (1852 - 1931)
Susan G Holt (1854 - 1925)
Annie Leek Holt (1899 - 1961)
Nellie Marie Holt Dunavant (1917 - 2006)*
Flora Mae Holt Garrett (1919 - 1940)*
J. T. Holt (1921 - 1942)*
Elbert Thomas Holt (1894 - 1929)*
Hugh Holt (1899 - 1955)
Little Prairie Cemetery
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Record added: Sep 12, 2009
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