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 Lorraine F. <I>Johnson</I> Holaday

Lorraine F. Johnson Holaday

Birth
Visalia, Tulare County, California, USA
Death 10 Jan 2004 (aged 93)
Burial Tulare, Tulare County, California, USA
Memorial ID 39459822 · View Source
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Born Oct. 23, 1910, in Visalia, Calif., to Robert B. Johnson and Anna Elizabeth Clore Johnson. Her parents, and her late husband, Leroy C. Holaday and his parents were all born, raised and lived in Tulare County.

Their grandparents on both sides were early day Tulare County settlers; she being from the Crowley, Fly and Johnson families; and Mr. Holaday from the Carpenters, Mann and Holaday families.

She is survived by one grandson, Blake D. Holaday, and one nephew, Keith Holaday. Her husband, Leroy preceded her in death in 1974 and their son, Dudley G. Holaday in 1993.

She attended Exeter Schools and graduated from Tulare High School along with her late husband in 1929. She attended business school in Fresno, in 1932. Working as a legal secretary before marrying the late Leroy C. Holaday in July of 1934. He had graduated from the University of Redlands in 1933.

Establishing their home in Exeter in August of 1934, where Mr. Holaday was the Exeter High School Athletic Director and coach for many years before retirement in 1945 to go into ranching. In 1976 the gymnasium at Exeter Union High School was named in his honor.

She was a member of the Exeter Baptist Church where she was active in choir work and the music department, for several years. She was a member of the A.O.A.I. an International Organist Association. A member of the Order of Eastern Star, Exeter-Visalia Chapter #13 where she served as organist.


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  • Maintained by: Rachelle Biggs
  • Originally Created by: Jane & Steve Revord
  • Added: 14 Jul 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 39459822
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lorraine F. Johnson Holaday (23 Oct 1910–10 Jan 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 39459822, citing Tulare Cemetery, Tulare, Tulare County, California, USA ; Maintained by Rachelle Biggs (contributor 48181122) .