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06/02/20 - NNHS Newsletter - Shirley Powell Holloway

Shirley Powell Holloway
(02 July 1929 - 31 May 2020)

Newport News High School Class of June 1946

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,  

   There is more sad news today.
  Shirley Powell Holloway, Class of June 1946, sister of the late Mildred Powell Lockstampfor, Margaret Powell Patten, and Joseph Powell, passed away in Newport News on Sunday, May 31, 2020 at the age of 90.


From the Daily Press - 06/02/20:   

                  Shirley Powell Holloway

 

 

NEWPORT NEWS - Shirley Powell Holloway, 90, passed away on May 31, 2020.

She was born July 2, 1929 in Hertford, North Carolina to the late Morton C. and Eula L. Powell. Shirley moved to Newport News as a small child and graduated from Newport News High School in 1946.

She married Maurice W. Holloway April 24, 1948. Soon after, they moved to the Holloway family farm in Denbigh which was a big adjustment for a city girl. Her family was her main focus and she loved to prepare holiday and birthday meals for them. She was known for her wonderful smile which she gave freely to friend or stranger.

She was a member of First Baptist Church of Newport News.

In addition to her parents, Shirley was preceded in death by her sisters, Mildred Lockstampfor and Margaret Patten and brother, Joseph Powell.

 

 
 
 


Shirley Powell Holloway, 90, passed away on May 31, 2020. She was born July 2, 1929 in Hertford, North Carolina to the late Morton C. and Eula L. Powell. Shirley moved to Newport News as a small child and graduated from Newport News High School in 1946. She married Maurice W. Holloway April 24, 1948. Soon after, they moved to the Holloway family farm in Denbigh which was a big adjustment for a city girl. Her family was her main focus and she loved to prepare holiday and birthday meals for them. She was known for her wonderful smile which she gave freely to friend or stranger. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Newport News.

In addition to her parents, Shirley was preceded in death by her sisters, Mildred Lockstampfor and Margaret Patten and brother, Joseph Powell.

She is survived by her husband of 72 years, Maurice Holloway, Sr; children, Carolyn Butler (Bob), Maurice, Jr., Beth Keen (Glenn); grandchildren, Aaron Butler (Karina), Amy Jackson (Mike), Thomas Keen (Candice), Emily King (Graham); four great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 4, 2020 at Peninsula Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 12716 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, VA 23606.

To Plant Memorial Trees in memory, please visit our Sympathy Store. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.

Published in Daily Press on June 2, 2020. 

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June 02, 2020

Mrs. Holloway always had that warming smile and a twinkle in her eye. Seeing her and Mr. Holloway make their way to our section of First Baptist Church on Sundays made my wife and me feel like the week was complete. A gentle soul who has a reservation secured in Heaven.

~ Guy Manchester
 

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She will be missed. I got to know her thru my best friend AAron . She was like my own grandmother. I will keep the family on my prayer list.

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   Our deepest sympathies are extended to Mrs. Holloway's family and friends at this difficult time.


  Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!

                          Love to all, Carol

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Lead Me Gently Home

Words and Music by Will L. Thompson, 1879
(07 Nov 1847 - 20 Sept 1909)


Lead me gently home, Father,
Lead me gently home;
When life’s toils are ended,
And parting days have come,
Sin no more shall tempt me,
Ne’er from Thee I’ll roam,
If Thou’ll only lead me, Father,
Lead me gently home.

* Refrain:
Lead me gently home, Father,
Lead me gently home, Father,
Lest I fall upon the wayside,
Lead me gently home.

Lead me gently home, Father,
Lead me gently home;
In life’s darkest hours, Father,
When life’s troubles come,
Keep my feet from wand’ring,
Lest from Thee I roam,
Lest I fall upon the wayside,
Lead me gently home.


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