James Edward Holderby, Sr.

PELHAM, ALA. - James Edward Holderby Sr., formerly of Newport News, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2002. Mr. Holderby was a member of Shades Mountain Baptist Church, where he taught a couples Sunday school class and served as a deacon. He retired from Washington Group Corporation, where he worked as manager of grounds and facilities. He is survived by his wife, Adrienne Holderby; two sons, Jim Holderby Jr. and his wife, Ilse, of Birmingham, Ala., and Sean Holderby and his wife, Amy, of Raleigh, N.C.; his daughter, Pam Jenkins and her husband, Ken, of Alpharetta, Ga.; and five grandchildren, Nik, Ben, Daniel, Britne and Makayla. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight at Southern Heritage Funeral Home, Pelham, Ala. A funeral service will be conducted at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 27, at Peninsula Funeral Home, officiated by the Rev. Lindsay Poteat. The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial donations be made to Habitat for Humanity of greater Birmingham, P.O. Box 540, Fairfield, AL 35064.
Published in the Daily Press on 9/25/2002.