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Judge Elie Lee Holton

Judge Elie Lee Holton

Birth
Atkinson County, Georgia, USA
Death 8 Aug 1999 (aged 73)
Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA
Burial Douglas, Coffee County, Georgia, USA
Plot Section D
Memorial ID 67516590 · View Source
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Judge Elie Lee Holton, age 73 of Douglas passed away Sunday, August 8, 1999, at St. Lukes Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida following an extended illness. Judge Holton was born in Atkinson County on June 24, 1926, to Noah Edgar, Sr. and Rilza Tanner Holton. He was preceded in death by his parents and his first wife, Wynona Weathered Holton and 2 sons, Elie Lee Holton Jr. and John Edgar Holton.

He was a graduate of the University of Georgia with a Juris Doctorate Degree and a graduate of Georgia Military College and served during WWII in the U. S. Navy. He was a former Mayor of the City of Douglas, former member of Georgia House of Representatives, former Solicitor and Judge of State Court of Coffee County, former Chief Judge of Superior Courts of the Waycross Judicial Circuit, a member of the State Bar of Georgia for 50 years, a member of the council of Superior Court Judges, a member of Georgia Supreme court, a member of the Georgia of Appeals and a member of Saint Andrews Episcopal Church.

Survivors include: his wife, Bonnie Smith Holton, of Douglas; 3 daughters, Karen Holton Hanna of Fernandina Beach, Fla, Amy Holton Stanton and Holly Holton Lott, both of Douglas, Ga.; 5 granddaughters, Ramona Mailey, Jennifer Lott, Megan Lott, Bonnie Hanna, and Amelia Holton; 5 grandsons, Douglas Holton, Adam Lott, Jacob Lott, Charles Stanton and Benjamin Hanna; 1 sister, Maggie Holton Slade; 2 brothers, Noah Edgar Holton, Jr. and Francis T. Holton.

Funeral services were held at 11am Wednesday, August 11, 1999, at the St. Andrews Episcopal Church with Father Duke Stewart officiating. The interment followed in the Douglas City Cemetery.

Sims Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.



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  • Created by: Faye S. Sinclair
  • Added: 27 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 67516590
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Judge Elie Lee Holton (24 Jun 1926–8 Aug 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 67516590, citing Douglas City Cemetery, Douglas, Coffee County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Faye S. Sinclair (contributor 47287662) .