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Glenn W. Holloway
Glenn Wiggins Holloway, Sr., died April 17, 2018 at his home in Merigold, MS. He was born in Indianola, MS on March 10, 1928, the son of Balfour and Annie Ruth Holloway. He was employed by Lewis Grocer Company and Indianola Motor Company. He traveled for Stratton-Warren Hardware, Festus Brothers Hardware, and Southern Hardware Company, from where he retired in 2000.
Glenn was a graduate of Indianola High School where he was an outstanding member of the basketball, baseball, and track teams. He joined the National Guard after graduating from high school, served in the United States Army and received an Honorable Discharge in January 1957, as a Sergeant First Class, Dixie Division, Service Battery, 114th Field Artillery Unit.
He is preceded by his death by his parents; three sisters Marjorie Maddox, Jeanine Hanson, and Louise Franklin, and four brothers, James, Durmont, Cecil, and James Balfour (Chester) Holloway, Jr.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Mary Ellen Stafford Holloway; two sons, Glenn Jr. (Cymantha), John Stafford (Jessica); five grandchildren, Glenn III (Mary Alice), Leslie Carroll (Dustin), Josh Reed, John Stafford Holloway, Jr., and Greyson Holloway; a great granddaughter, Payton Carroll, one brother, Allen (Buster) Holloway, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Glenn has donated his body to the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) Body Donation Program for anatomical study, research, and the advancement of medical sciences.
The family will receive friends Friday, April 20, 2018 from 10:00 AM till 11:00 AM at Calvary Baptist Church in Cleveland, MS. A Celebration of Life Service will follow at 11:00 AM. Reverend Jimmy Woods and Reverend Larry Braswell will officiate the service.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials may be made to either the Delta State University Foundation Glenn and Mary Stafford Endowed Scholarship, P O Box 3141, Cleveland, MS, 38733, or to the Dorsett Drive Christian Church, P O Box 488, Indianola, MS 38751.
Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The on-line guest register may be signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net
A Tropical Dish Garden with Fresh Flowers was ordered on April 19, 2018
Expression of Sympathy Apr 19 2018 12:00 AM
My deepest condolences to the Holloway family and friends for the loss of your loved one Glenn. When we lose a loved one in death it brings nothing but grief pain and sorrow that's because Jehovah God Psalms 83:18 never planned for us to die. Very soon his son Jesus Christ will resurrect the loved ones we have lost in death back to life Acts 24:15; John 5: 28,29, right here on a brand new Paradise Earth under Jesus Christ Kingdom rule Daniel 2:44 that he taught his followers to pray to come in the Lord's Prayer Matthew 6:10 no more sickness pain or death Life Without End Revelation 21:1-5.
Sacramenta Landrum Apr 19 2018 12:00 AM
Mary Ellen, It has been a long time since we last connected, but I wanted to tell you I am sorry for your loss and wish for you the best.
Jane Doughty Allen Apr 18 2018 12:00 AM
May he rest in peace.
Chris Balducci Apr 17 2018 12:00 AM