Mrs. Willene Holloway Holtzclaw, age 85, of Franklin, Georgia, passed away at the Carrollton Manor Nursing Home in Carrollton, Georgia, on Dec. 11, 2012.
Funeral services for Mrs. Holtzclaw will be conducted on Friday, Dec. 14 at 2 p.m. from the Franklin First Baptist Church at 2 p.m. with the Reverends Scott Hannah and Franklin Treadwell officiating. The interment will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Newnan, Georgia. The family will receive guests at the funeral home on Thursday, Dec. 13 from 1-3 p.m. and from 6-8 p.m.
Mrs. Holtzclaw was born in Grantville, Georgia, on July 22, 1927, the daughter of the late Emma Treadwell Holloway and Luby Forrest Holloway. She was a member of the Franklin First Baptist Church and a former seamstress at the Baby Cloze Manufacturing Company. “Mrs. Willene” was a diehard Elvis Presley fan. Her favorite times were spent with her family at the lake. She was a loving mother and grandmother. She will be greatly missed.
She is survived by three daughters, Karen and Gary Wright of Roopville, GA, Sherrie and Wesley Noles of Roopville, GA, and Florrie and Eddie Barnes of Franklin, GA; one son, Tim and Sandra Holtzclaw of Franklin, GA; one brother, Melvin Holloway of Newnan, GA; eleven grandchildren; and fourteen great-grandchildren.
Tom Stutts and Son Funeral Home of Franklin, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.