|Iris V. Holloway|
|Written by provided to Sentinel-Tribune|
|Saturday, 18 May 2013 07:12|
Iris Vi Holloway, 94, passed away peacefully at 11:30 p.m. Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Briar Hill Health Campus.
She was born in Galatea, Ohio to the late Clarence Herbert and Tilly May (Skeels) Sewell. On September 7, 1935, she married O. Rice Holloway and he preceded her in death on April 7, 1973.
Iris was also preceded in death by a daughter, Pam Buchanan and a great-grandson, Bryce Holloway.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Lee and Linda Holloway of North Baltimore, son-in-law, Lynn Buchanan of Salt Lake City, Utah; grandchildren, Matthew (Jenny) Holloway and Lisa (Brian) Day; great-grandchildren, Christopher, Katherine and Clara Day; Brayden, Brock and Brynne Holloway.
Five brothers, Harry, Vernon, Rovell, Earl and Richard Sewell and three sisters, Ethel Ferguson, Esther Sewell and Grace Hill also preceded her in death.
She was a graduate of North Baltimore High School and retired from RCA in 1978 following 22 years of service.
She was a member of The Church of the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church and the American Legion Auxiliary.
She enjoyed painting, ceramics and traveling.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, May 20, 2013 at SMITH-CRATES FUNERAL HOME with Pastor Susan Kronbach officiating. Burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery, North Baltimore. Visitation will be from 1-5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation in memory of her great-grandson, Bryce.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family via: www.coldrencrates.com.
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