Garry Lee Holden - Lake City

Friday, September 2, 2005

Garry Lee Holden, 63, of Lake City died Thursday, Aug. 25, 2005, at his home. He owned and operated Garry's Automotive Supplies for many years until retiring. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Lake City.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley Holden, of the home; sons and daughters-in-law, Todd and Michelle Holden of Lake City, Tony Holden of Lakeland, Fla., and Richard and Melenda Holden of Lake City; a daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Terry Wicker of Lakeland, Fla.; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Jerry and Blanche Holden of Lake City, Larry and Tommie Holden of Trumann, Dennis and Pam Holden of Monette; a sister and brother-in-law, Polly and Donald Owens of Caraway; his mother-in-law, Jean L. Martin of Lake City; 13 grandchildren, Will, Jarrett, Summer, and Megan Holden, Madison, Vince, and Ryan Wicker, Michael, T.J., and Laura Jones, Lucas and Anna Walker and Abbie Peck.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Tommie Holden.

The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Emerson Chapel in Lake City with Brother Larry Owens officiating and Traci Smith as soloist. Emerson Funeral Home of Lake City was in charge of arrangements. Burial was in Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Jim Robertson, Jim Ladd, Dwight Dunkerson, Jerry Crigler, Richard Varner, and Jerry Milligan.

Honorary pallbearers were Bill Powell, Walter Hicks, Roger Coy, Murriel Wilson, Raymond Baker, Glenn Bailey, Wayne Carr and Short Blancett.

The family requests anyone wishing to leave a lasting memorial consider the National Kidney Foundation.