Funeral services for Erma Jean Holder, of Homer will be held Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 2 p.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Minden. Officiating will be Travis Murray.
Interment will follow at Cotton Valley Cemetery in Cotton Valley. The family will receive friends from 5 until 8 p.m. today (Wednesday, March 21, 2012) at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden.
Jean was born Feb. 19, 1928 in Evergreen and entered into rest March 19, 2012 in Shreveport.
Her husband, E.E. Holder; parents, I.E. and Ima Jean Merritt; brothers, M.E. Merritt and George Benton Merritt; and sister, Eloise Nelson preceded her in death.
She is survived by her son, Jimmy Donald Holder and wife, Johnnie Faye of Minden; daughter, Linda Holder Crow and husband, John T. of Chatham; grandchildren, Melinda Starkey Pearson, Wendy Starkey Tassin, Jeremy E. Starkey, Celeste Mazarakes, Cheryl Marcantel, Amy Crow and Scotty Crow; great-grandchildren, Heather Pearson, Jeremy Pearson, Brittany Starkey, Ryan Tassin, Ashley Mazarakes and Lexi Mazarakes; great-great-grandson, Carson Kruz Pearson; numerous nieces and nephews; brother and sisters-in-law; and special pet, Chica.
Pallbearers will be grandsons and nephews.
The family extends special thanks to Grace Home in Shreveport for the care given their loved one.