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 Dessie Ersula <I>Holloway</I> Church

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Dessie Ersula Holloway Church

  • Birth 30 Nov 1923 Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 15 Jul 2013 Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA
  • Burial North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 113931802

Mrs. Dessie Ersula Holloway Church, age 89, wife of James Carl Church, of Wilkesboro died Monday, July 15, 2013 at her home.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, 1:00 at Reins-Sturdivant Chapel with Brother Jason Whitley and Rev. Kenneth Milam officiating. Entombment will be in Mountlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum. The family will receive at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home from 11:00 until 12:30 prior to the service.

Mrs. Church was born in Wilkes Co., on November 30, 1923, to Emitt and Hessie Church Holloway. She was a member of Zion Hill Penacostal Holiness Church.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Church was preceded in death by two sisters, Savannah Holloway and Nellie Bishop; four brothers, Clarence Holloway, Ralph Holloway, Garfield Holloway, Lincoln Holloway; two grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Church is survived by five daughters, Teresa Jenkins and husband, Bradley of Statesville, Lisa Stone and husband, Steven of North Wilkesboro, Shirley Church of Traphill, Carolyn Peddycord and husband, Richard of Winston-Salem, Marlene Stanley and husband, Roger of Wilkesboro; six sons, David Church and wife, Barbara of North Wilkesboro, Phillip Church and wife, Jan of Boomer, Luke Church and wife, Anita of Wilkesboro, Robert Church and wife, Kathy of North Wilkesboro, Danny Church and wife, Cynthia of Wilkesboro, Mark Church of Wilkesboro; grandchildren, Samantha Carpenter, Lewis Jenkins, Tammy Sidden, Sherry Dancy, Shannon Church, Sharon Royal, Hayden Church, Kelly Stanley McNeil, Darrell Stanley, Nathaniel Birch, Jordan Bumgarner, Amy McGinty, Adam Myers, Antha Yates, Matt Church, Kenny Hensley, Steven Peddycord; great grandchildren, Josh, David, Zach, Beth, Madison, River, Emily, Jacob, Caitlin, Chase, Caylee, Kristen, Zack, Justus, Cayden, Katherine, Caroline, Melissa, Jessica, Aeris, Addy, Brooke, Brittany, Travis, Emily, Jillian, Natalia, Zaiden; great, great grandchildren, Aubreg and Luke Church, William and Isiah Willard, Whittley, Walker.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Hospice of Wilkes, 1908 West Park Drive, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659.

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  • Created by: C. Fairchild
  • Added: 17 Jul 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 113931802
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Dessie Ersula Holloway Church (30 Nov 1923–15 Jul 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 113931802, citing Mountlawn Memorial Park, North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by C. Fairchild (contributor 46883712) .