Maxey J. Holloway
Maxey J. Holloway, 91, of Waltonville died 2:30 a.m. Feb. 4, 2002, at
Nature Trail Nursing Home. He was a retired coal miner.
Mr. Holloway was born March 13, 1910, in Jefferson County to Pearl and
Ida (Kelley) Holloway. He married Anita H. Gilbert Sept. 19, 1931 in Carmi;
she is deceased.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Fry and Frick Funeral
Home in Waltonville. Burial will be at Knob Prairie Cemetery. Graveside military
rites will be conducted. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Fry and
Frick Funeral Home.
Mr. Holloway is survived by two brothers, William R. Holloway, and Arthur Lee
Holloway of Waltonville; one sister-in-law, Neva (Julius) Baker of San Antonio;
one sister, Edna (Slick) Kennedy of Albuquerque N. M.; four nieces, Pam Lewis and
husband John of Mt. Vernon; Fran Bauman and husband Jack of Springfield and Cindy
Kennedy and Debbie Kennedy, both of Albuquerque N.M.
Mr. Holloway was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member
of the VFW Post No. 915 and the American Legion Post 141 in Mt. Vernon.
He was also a member of the Amvets Post No. 148 of Waltonville. He was
a member of the Jefferson County Farm Bureau. and the United Mine
Workers of American Local 9111, District 12. He was former president of
Waltonville School Unit 1. He was a member of the Waltonville Village
Board and president of the Knob Prairie Cemetery. He was one of the founders
of the Waltonville Trust No. 95. He was also a member of the IOOF Marion Lodge
No. 13 of Mt. Vernon.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Holloway was preceded in death by his parents;
two brothers, Floyd and Greer Holloway; two sisters, Marie Gee and Roth Barnett;
one niece, Carol Bicanich; and one nephew, Floyd Kennedy.
Memorials may be made to the Knob Prairie Cemetery and will be accepted
at the Fry and Frick Funeral Home. Fry and Frick Funeral Home is assisting
the family with funeral arrangements and you may call at 279-7272 for information.
Date: Feb 5 2002
Source: Register News
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman