Grace Holman

Friday, December 27, 2019

Grace Rebecca Holman was born at home in Cisco, Arkansas, January 1, 1937 to Robert and Lillie (Motley) Pryor Berry. Grace passed away Monday, December 23, 2019 in Springdale, Arkansas at the age of 82.

Grace is survived by her children Leon Holman (Susan),Rising Sun, Maryland, Lynn Holman, Huntsville, Arkansas, Ron Holman (Kim), Asher, Oklahoma; grandchildren Melissa Holman, Newark, Delaware, David Holman, Northeast, Maryland, Corey Holman (Caylie), Asher, Oklahoma; sister Nellie Dowell (George), Shenandoah, Iowa; nieces Georgia Walker, Berryville, Arkansas, Sue Ellen Holman, Florida, Teresa Mayhugh (Jeff), Levenworth, Kansas, Sue Brown, Oregon, Linda Brown, Oregon, Barbara Smith, California, Mai-Mua (May-Wha) Chaio (Chow) Dowell, Manhattan, New York; nephew Wayne Smith, California; six great nieces, five great nephews; sister in law Lajunta Colvin, Berryville, Arkansas; among many other family and friends.

She was united in marriage November 17, 1957 to Hugh Holman who preceded her in death. Also being preceded by her parents; stepfather Otis “Ode” Berry; nephew Carl Dowell; sister Martha Pryor Smith.

The family would like to express sincere gratitude to a few special friends who have been much more than just neighbors: Charlie and Cinda Coats, Green Forest, Arkansas, Mike Shrum, Green Forest, Arkansas, Rick and Psalm (Sam) Shrum, Berryville, Arkansas. Thank you for the love, kindness, and support you shared with our beloved parents.

Visitation will be 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel in Berryville, Arkansas. Funeral services will be at 2:00 pm following the visitation, Pastor Gaylord Finch officiating. Interment will follow at Moore Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Moore Cemetery Fund c/o Dean Wadle, 164 CR 709, Berryville, Arkansas 72616. Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at