Dorothy Holt, 88 of Milton

Dorothy Holt, 88 of Milton, died on October 25dorothyholt, 2016.  Funeral Services have been scheduled for Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 11:00 am in the First Baptist Church of Deport with Reverend Jerry Smith officiating.  Burial will follow in Milton Cemetery with Grandsons serving as pallbearers.  The family will receive friends on Friday evening beginning at 6:00 pm.  Wood funeral Homes, Deport have charge of the arrangements.

She was born on January 4, 1928 in Lone Oak, Texas, the daughter of Terry L and Merrell Hutson Johnson.  She married James Holt on July 15, 1945 in the First United Methodist Church of Deport.  He preceded her in death on May 10, 2003.  She was a long time member of the First Baptist Church of Deport where she taught the Martha Sunday School Class.  Mrs. Holt had worked for Hollywood Vasserette and at one time had worked for Dr. Grant at the Deport Clinic and Hospital.  She was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Jake Maurischat.

She is survived by her children:  Kay and Ronnie Preston of Minter; Barbara and Charles Richards of Paris, and Johnny and Angela Holt of Milton; her sister, Joyce Wilson of Paris; 6 grandchildren:  Dale Williams and wife Laurie; Timothy Parks and wife, Daria; Chis Holt and wife, Amy; Renea Cope and husband, Ryan; Mike Wirta; and James Wirta and wife, Mary; numerous great and great-great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers the family is requesting donations be made to First Baptist Church of Deport, PO Box  297, Deport, Texas , or the Milton Cemetery Association C/O Barbara Richards, 3820 Castlegate Dr., Paris, TX 75460.

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  1. Gala Holt Croft says:

    Dear family of Dorothy Holt,
    Please know our prayers and blessings for your Peace and Comfort and being lifted up on your behalf.
    Spike and Sherley are also there to welcome her into Heaven.
    Love, Gala Holt Croft and family

  2. Kathy Brake buck says:

    Kay, Barbara, and Johnny and family,
    I want to send my love to your family. I am so sad and sorry to hear about aunt Dorothy
    -my heart is heavy and very sad for your family…and also have very fond memories of Thanksgiving in the country…fire flies…the old
    house …all the kids playing the the back room and then out on the porch in the evenings. I do remember picking pecans in the pasture….
    and the old barn…what an adventure for city kids to see the cows and horses. Mark and I were able to go and bring our young babies with daddy…before
    we moved to Seattle….and eat Aunt Dorothy’s OMG good Thanksgiving cooking!!!! Precious memories miss you all 🙂

    your mom always made Thanksgiving such a special time for all of us!
    Love and prayers
    Kathy Brake Buck

  3. Diane McFadden says:

    I am so sorry for the loss of your mother.

  4. Jackson Family says:

    Please accept our deepest sympathy. May all your good memories out weigh your sadness during this difficult time.
    Isaiah 25:8

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