Thursday, September 25, 2008

Mary Alice Holloway, 84, of Purdy, passed away Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008, at her home.

She was born Sept. 11, 1924, in Springer, Okla., the daughter of Molly Bill and Ollie May Lewis collins. She was a retired registered nurse. She was a member of Log Church, Purdy.

She married John L. Holloway on Jan. 20, 1945, in Bentonville, Ark. He survives.

Additional survivors include: one son, Johnny Holloway, of Purdy; one daughter, May Cooner, of Springfield; four grand-children; and five great-grandchildren.

she was preceded in death by one sister, Bessie Debord.

Graveside services were held today (Wednesday) at Log Church Cemetery, Purdy, with Rev. Jewel Simpson and Rev. Jerry Nickles officiating. Arrangements were by Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett.