Commonwealth Journal


November 8, 2012

Alma Holt

Somerset —  

Alma Eliza Waddle Holt, 87 of Somerset, Ky., departed this life on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at her residence.  
She was born on September 28, 1925 in Poplarville, Ky., to the late Jack and Lizzie Sears Waddle.  She married Roy Holt on October 16, 1943 and spent the next 67 years with her beloved husband, whom she lost August 2, 2010. Mrs. Holt was a homemaker and dedicated her life to caring for those she
loved. She was a loyal, dutiful and devoted daughter, wife and mother. Mrs. Holt found much joy in growing beautiful flowers, preparing delicious foods, being creative with her sewing and crafting skills and spending time with family. 
She is survived by four children, Jane (and Herschel) Whitis of Somerset, Ky., Jack (and Vanita) Holt of Knoxville, Tenn., John (and Kathy) Holt of Clearwater, Fla. and David (and Angie) Holt of Jacksonville, Fla.; her grandchildren, Lisa (and Tom) Kay, Gina Whitis, Christopher Holt, Chris (and Jodi) Tomlinson, Jaclyn (and Jasper) van Nes, Robyn (and Nick) Doiron, Roy T. Holt and Stephanie Holt; great-grandchildren, Holly, Maria and Julia Kay, Meghan, Paige and Hope Tomlinson, Sebastian, Haley and Harper van Nes, Liam, Anna and Emma Doiron; a sister-in-law, Katherine Holt; a brother-in-law, Russell Holt; and special caregivers, Sherry Harrison, Betty Owens, Linda Bowers, Thelma Schocke and Debbie Harris.  
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Holt; eight brothers, Charles, Lee, Loyd, Orville, Varner, Robert, Eldridge and Carl Edward Waddle; and two sisters, Velva Waddle and Mary Whitaker.  
Visitation will be on Saturday, November 10, 2012 from 9-11 a.m. at the chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with her funeral service to follow at 11 a.m.  
Brother Chuck Pollard will officiate.  
Burial will be in the Somerset Cemetery.  
The family request expressions of sympathy be made to Hospice of Lake Cumberland, 100 Parkway Drive, Somerset, Ky., 42503 and/or The Gideon Memorial Bible Fund, P. O. Box 27, Somerset, Ky., 42502.
Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Alma Eliza Holt. 

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