Lillian Josey Holley,
88, of Bainbridge, GA, passed away Thursday, January 15, 2009 at MemorialHospital.
The funeral service will be at Saturday,
January 17, 2009 at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel
with Mr. Joe Morrison and Mr. Tommy Joines officiating.
Entombment will follow at OakCityCemetery with Bud Tillman, Collins Hastey, Bruce Butler, Gene Dunlap, Harrell King, Wendell
Nix, Wendell Blair Nix, C. B. “Cotton” Hester, Brad Kelley, Joe Talley, Mike
Wilfred, Hugh Howell, Ricky Gibson, Leon Lynn, Jim Joines,
Grimes Nalls, Herman Moore, Johnny Skipper, and Lee
Tillman serving as active pallbearers.
The family will receive friends Friday, January 16, 2009 from to at Ivey Funeral Home. Online
visitors may sign the guest register at www.iveyfuneral.com.
She was well known for her single rose and requested that any flowers for her
funeral service be a single rose.
Mrs. Holley was born March 10, 1920 in Brinson, GA, the daughter of William Calvin Josey and Olivia
Keels Josey. She was a seamstress with Jack Winter, Inc. and Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Co., and taught Sunday School for many years at CalvaryBaptistChurch. She was an avid community
volunteer and received special recognition for her work with the Bainbridge
Lions Club. She loved life, enjoyed playing pranks, and her “aggravation” will
be genuinely missed.
She was preceded in death by her husband, J. C. “Bud” Holley, and a daughter,
Barbara H. DeLoneyFaughnan.
Survivors include a daughter, Judy H. Marchant and
her husband, Melvin of McRae, GA; five grandchildren, Vara
Gail DeLoney, Sheri “Bib” Workman, Mel Marchant, Jr., Terri Youngblood and her husband David, and
Barbara “Chippy” Faughnan;
six great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson; and many nieces, nephews, cousins,