COLEMAN ? Funeral services for Eva Mae ‘Granny’ Holloway, 77, of Coleman will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the First United Methodist Church, with Pastor Jerry Jordan officiating. Burial will follow in Coleman City Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. Friday at Henderson Funeral Home.
She died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at her home.
She was born Sept. 1, 1935, in Coleman County, to Tony and Sylvia Jackson Baker. On May 2, 1960, she was married to Richard Lee Holloway in Fort Worth. She worked as an LVN and Pharmacy Technician for 37 years at Overall-Morris Memorial Hospital, presently known as Coleman County Medical Center, and also worked with the nursing homes throughout Coleman County. She was a member of the Mount Calvary Church of God in Christ in Coleman.
Survivors include her two sons, Richard Holloway Jr. and wife Mickey of Coleman and John Henry Holland and wife Dorothy of Fort Worth; three daughters, Shirley Stinson and husband Spud of Coleman, Deborah Holloway-Pilot and husband Lee of Fort Worth and Angela Holloway of Coleman; nine brothers, Tony Baker Jr., Claude Baker, R.D. Edwards and wife Mary, Henry Earl Rankin and wife Largretta, Jackie Baker and wife Cora, Samuel Baker and wife Carolyn, Nathaniel Baker and wife Patsy and Gerald Baker, Kerry Baker and wife Crystal; seven sisters, Mary Ann Payne and husband Emmitt, Christine Miller, Wanda Jackson, Suzian Perryman, Annie Mae Hubbard, Ollie Adams, Dorothy Douglas; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and relatives.
She was preceded in death by her son, Theodore James Isaacs Jr.; one granddaughter; sisters, Claretta Hartford, Cosetta Jackson and Maxine Jackson; and brothers, Jim Albert Edwards, Walsh Baker, Odell Baker and John Tony Baker.