Lonnie Ray Holifield

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Lonnie Ray Holifield, 83, of Pollard, passed from this life on Monday August 24, 2015, at his residence. He was born on September 19, 1931, to the late Thomas and Verna (Cole) Holifield in Senath, Mo. Ray served our country as a Corporal in the United States Army and enjoyed Indian artifacts.

Ray was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Thomas Jr. and Lee J. Holifield.

He is survived by his two brothers, Donnie D. Holifield, Sr., and wife Vicki, of Pollard and Doyle E. Holifield, and wife Audrey, of Dexter, Mo.; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews along with a host of friends.

Visitation will be held beginning at 2:30 p.m. on Friday Aug. 28, in the Irby Funeral Home Chapel in Piggott. Funeral Services will follow visitation at 3:30 p.m. with Bro. Shawn Parker officiating. Burial will be held in the Cummins Chapel Cemetery in Pollard.

In lieu of flowers, the family would like givers to consider a donation to the St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.

Those who wish may send condolences to the family by signing the online guest book at www.irbyfuneralhome.com or by visiting their Facebook page.