Funeral services for Donna Louise Turner Holt, 82, of Manchester will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 8 at Manchester Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Randy Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be from noon until time of service on Friday at the funeral home. Mrs. Holt died Wednesday morning at McArthur Manor in Manchester, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born in Warren County, the daughter of the late Claude Perry and Margaret Jane Gannon Turner. She was a homemaker and a sales associate for Henley’s Department Store in Manchester for many years. She was a member of Manchester First United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, and Manchester Garden Club. She was a devoted wife and mother, an accomplished seamstress, and enjoyed sewing, flower gardening, and quilting.
Mrs. Holt is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Coolidge Holt of Manchester; four daughters, Linda (Randy) Layne of Ooltewah, Denise (Doug) Bielan of Dacula, Ga., Susan (Mark) Yother of Manchester, and Lissa (J.D.) Parks of Cookeville; nine grandchildren, Josh Layne, Jason and Jenny Moore, Ami Yother Shedd and Joey Yother, Lauren Parks Christopher, Jac, Alex, and Sara Parks; nine great-grandchildren, William and Kendall Layne, Zachary and Sawyer Moore, Elizabeth, Sarah Grace and Cole Shedd, Leif and Jack Henry Christopher; two sisters Sharon Turner of Clarksville, and Colene (Jimmy) Passons of McMinnville; niece Beth Sain; and nephew J.T. Sain; and a host of friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to Manchester First United Methodist Church, 105 North Church Street, Manchester, TN 37355.
Manchester Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.