Harriette Crews Holt

November 19, 1914 - March 10, 2015
Harriette Crews Holt

Mrs. Harriette Jane Crews Holt of Wilmington, formerly of South Boston, VA left our world for a better place on Tuesday, March 10, 2015.

She was born in Halifax County on November 19, 1914 and was 100 years old. She was the daughter of the late Franklin Noblin Crews Sr. and Elizabeth Archer Grubbs Crews and was married to the late William Reuben Holt. She was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church and was an organist for many years at Powell Funeral Home and played for many churches in South Boston.

Survivors include:
Her son
Dr. William R. Holt Jr. and wife Shelly S. Holt of Wilmington, NC
Two grandchildren
Jocelyn Holt of Raleigh, NC
William Sander Holt of Raleigh, NC
Special friend
Rhonda Apke and son Joshua of Wilmington, NC
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Franklin Noblin Crews Jr.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, March 13, 2015 at 1:00 PM at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with The Very Rev. Dr. Susan Grimm officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at Powell Funeral Home on Friday from 12:00 Noon until the service at 1:00 PM.

For memorials, please consider Trinity Episcopal Church, 515 Yancey Street, South Boston, VA 24592 or Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.

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Local arrangements by Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403; (910)-791-9099


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  • March 12, 2015
    Wendy and Steve Miller says:
    Our thoughts are with special friends at your loss.