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Lillie Toler Holt

June 8, 1931 ~ January 17, 2020 (age 88)



June 8, 1931 – January 17, 2020


            Lillie Toler Holt, 88, of Zebulon, formerly of Wendell passed away Friday morning at Rex Healthcare in Raleigh. 

                        She was born in Johnston County a daughter of the late Sidney and Rose Ingram Toler.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Holt and son-in-law, Eddie Richards; sisters, Gertrude Woodard, Maude Capps, Martha Worley, Mertie Wadsworth and a brother, Charlie Toler.

                                    Mrs. Holt was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend to everyone.  She was a wonderful cook who enjoyed sharing her delicious Apple Jacks with others.  There was nothing she wouldn’t do to help anyone, no matter where you came from rich or poor.

             A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, January 19, at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Chapel in Zebulon.  The family will receive friends immediately following the service.

                        Mrs. Holt is survived by her children, Judy H. Richards of Zebulon and Billy H. Holt and wife, Terry of Bunn; sisters, Mittie Worley of Princeton and Mary Rose of Brogden; Jason Holt (Marty), Eric Holt (Brandi), Kristin Quinn (Danny), Ryan Holt and Drew Richards; 10 great-grandchildren and her furry companions, Toby and Shadow.

                        In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wake County SPCA or the charity of your choice.

                        Arrangements are by Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, Louisburg,

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Funeral Service
January 19, 2020

2:00 PM
Gethsemane Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Chapel, Zebulon

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