Mary Ruth Holloway

Thursday, September 17, 2020
Mary Ruth Holloway

Mary Ruth Holloway, 84, of Piggott, Ark., passed away September 15, 2020, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark.

She was born on February 5, 1936, in Piggott, and was the daughter of Montgomery "Gum" and Gladys (Book) Hunter.

Mary was united in marriage to Elbert Holloway on Aug. 19, 1981.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Elbert Holloway; son, James "Jimmy" Arthur Cox; and a brother, Horton Hunter.

Mary loved to read books and enjoyed quilting and knitting.

Survivors include her sons, John "Buddy" Louis Lee, II, and wife Julie of Piggott; daughter, JoAnn Bishop and husband Jim of Fairborn, Ohio; grandchildren, Jennifer Haddix and husband Mike of Chewey, Okla., Brandy Ward and family of Pennsylvania, Ashley Bageant of St. Francis, Ark., James Harry Bishop of Fairborn, Ohio, and Christopher James Lee of Piggott; great-grandchildren, Arikka Ruth Ann Watson, Ezekiel Michael Haddix, Lexus Bishop, Clayton Coleman, Logan Coleman and Kimber Lynn Moubray; brother, John D Hunter of Madison Heights, Mich.; and many other relatives and friends.

If you ever feel alone, just close your eyes, think of me and I'll be there. "Mary"

Visitation will be held beginning at 12 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 18, at Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home in Piggott. It will continue until service time at 2 p.m., in the Hoggard and Sons chapel, with Bro. Mark Book officiating. A private burial will be held at a later date at Piggott Cemetery in Piggott.

Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home, of Piggott, is in charge of arrangements.