Sikeston - Funeral service for Votra M. Holyfield of Sikeston will be held today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in the Sikeston Garden of Memories Cemetery.
Mrs. Holyfield, 91 years old, died Sunday at the Missouri Delta Medical Center here.
She was born Nov. 22, 1903, in East Prairie, the daughter of James J. and Tora Lee Russell Baker.
She and C.P. Holyfield were married Jan. 3, 1925, in New Madrid. He died April 21, 1992.
She was a charter member of the Temple of Faith General Baptist Church and member of the Order of Eastern Star Chapter 137.
Survivors include two sons, H.J. "Cotton" and Carl Holyfield Jr.; two daughters, Doris Stephens and Ruth Dover; a sister, May Mays; five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, two sisters and a grandson.
Carl Price Holyfield
1906–1992 (m. 1925)
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