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Virginia Jones Holt

Virginia Jones Holt

AMERICUS - Mrs. Virginia Jones Holt age 101, passed away Monday October 14, 2013. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, October 17, 2013 at Lee Street United Methodist Church. Rev. Betty Lou Miller will officiate. Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. in the Lee Street United Methodist Church fellowship hall.

Mrs. Holt was born May 18, 1912 in Camilla Ga., daughter of the late Billie Henry Jones and the late Jessie Rilla Bowles Jones. She grew up in a family of eight children. Mrs. Holt moved to Americus in 1937 with her husband Clifford Raymond Holt Sr. and in 1954 together they founded Raymond Holt Auto Parts in Americus. She joined Lee Street United Methodist Church in 1938 and over the years served in various capacities. She was General Chairman of the Lee Street Methodist Church parsonage committee; she was active in the church women organizations, having served as Circle Leader and as a member of the Mattie Lee Buchanan Sunday School Class and Treasurer for 13 years. Mrs. Holt was a community leader; she was a member and past President, of the Pilot Club in Americus.

Mrs. Holt is survived by three children, Dr. Raye Holt, Rilla [Shep] Gibson, and Raymond [Carey] Holt Jr. all of Americus; grandchildren Cliff Holt of Atlanta, Amy Ash [Jamey] of Americus, Clarke Holt [Kim] of Athens, Lee Gibson [Debbie] of Plains, Charlotte Hall [Troy] of St. Simons Is. and Colonel Shep Gibson [Jennifer] of San Antonio, Tx. Great grandchildren Carey Freiler [Ricky], Chandler Holloway, Collin Holloway, Conner Ash, Bobby Hall, Alan Hall, Joshua Gibson, Jonathan [Kelly] Gibson, Sarah Gibson, Sumter Gibson, Madison Gibson, Claire Holt, Caroline Holt and a great, great grandchild Chavigny Jane Freiler. She is survived by one sister Juanita Land of Camilla. Mrs. Holt was preceded in death by her husband Clifford Raymond Holt Sr. and six brothers and sisters.

Memorial contributions may be made to Taylor County Health and Rehabilitation Activity fund 165 South Broad Street, Butler Ga. 31006. Aldridge Funeral Services 612 Rees Park is in charge of these arrangements. To sign the on line guest book and express your thoughts and memories to the family go to www.aldridgefuneralservices.com.

Aldridge Funeral Services

Americus 229/928-8683

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