Howard L. Hollifield, age 85, on Saturday, December 26, 2020 went home to be with his Lord and wife of 53 years, Doris Hall Hollifield. Howard was born in Marion on December 15, 1935 to the late Marvin A. Hollifield and Rose Ann Jamison Hollifield. Howard was a member of Fairview Free Will Baptist Church and retired from American Thread. He was a loving father, grandfather, great grandfather and brother.
Left to Cherish Howard’s memory is his three daughters; Denise Lowdermilk and husband Scott of Hickory, Donna Parker, and Teresa McMahan and husband Phillip both of Marion; two brothers, Millard Hollifield and wife Pat and Richard Hollifield and wife Ruth, both of Marion; four grandchildren Jessica Hoenigman and husband Nick, Erica Whitfield and husband James, Leiah Tallent and husband John and Katie Parker, and four great grandchildren, Noah, Ellie, Zeke and Jed.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at Fairview Free Will Baptist Church from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held following the visitation at 3:00 p.m. with Revs. Brandon Smith and Wayne Miller officiating.
Masks are required to attend the services. Interment will take place in the church cemetery, where Howard will be placed beside his wife Doris. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Fairview Free Will Baptist Church at 1754 Stacy Hill Road, Marion, NC 28752.
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