Published: Wednesday, February 2nd, 2005
Vera Holloway Services: Have been held. Mrs. Vera Johnson Holloway, 81, of Milan, Ga., died Friday, Jan. 28, 2005. She was born on Feb. 19, 1923, in Macon County, Ga., to Lester and Myrtie Smith Johnson. She had lived most of her life in Oglethorpe, Ga., where she retired from Macon County Medical Center as a nurse. She and her husband ran the city pool in Oglethorpe for several years. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She was preceded in death by her husband, Murray Holloway; a sister, Faye Wilson; and a grandson, Michael Slocumb. Survivors include a son, James E. Holloway of Portales; two daughters, Kathy H. Baase of Soperton, Ga., and Kam H. Boone of Milan, Ga.; three sisters, Ellene Hart and Jeanette Geller, both of Lithia Springs, Ga. and Vernice Collins of Largo, Fla.; 18 grandchildren, Greg Tanner of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., Brandi Holloway of Winter Haven, Fla., Jeff Holloway of Charleston S.C., Rachel Arago of Colorado Springs, Colo., Grant and Elizabeth Drummond and Gwendolyn Steves, all of Pueblo, Colo., Seth, Celeste, Joel, Annamoriah, Elias and Enoch Holloway and Ruth Carling, all of Portales, William Slocumb of Hapeville, Ga., Ashley Slocumb of Soperton, Ga., Jason and Brandon Boone, both of Milan, Ga.; and nine great-grandchildren. The Rev. Dale McConnel will officiate the services. Burial will be at Oglethorpe Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Georgia. Arrangements are by Watson-Matthews Funeral Home of Montezuma, Ga.
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