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Inez Hearp Holley

April 13, 1924 May 27, 2018
Inez Hearp Holley
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Obituary for Inez Hearp Holley

Inez Hearp Holley, age 94, 5861 Irish Road, Chatham, Virginia passed away on Sunday, May 27, 2018, at Roman Eagle Nursing Home after a decline in health. She was born April 13, 1924, and lived her entire life in the Dry Fork community. She was the mother to four children and a farmer’s wife. She was married to the late Beverly M. Holley, Jr., for 64 years until his death on December 18, 2009. She was the daughter of the late Hutch and Daisy Hearp. Inez was a member of Emmanuel Pentecostal Holiness Church of Dry Fork.

She is survived by her daughter Bonnie Thompson and husband, Ray of Danville; and two sons, Beverly M. Holley, III “Monte” and wife, Kim of Chatham, and Derek F. Holley and wife, Mary Beth of Chatham. She is survived by three sisters, Lucy Burnett and Boots Ryan, both of Danville, and Eunice Hall of Kingsport, TN; five grandchildren, Holly Jones and husband, Cary of Danville, Jennifer Mayes and husband, Mike of Martinsville, Beverly Montague Holley, IV “Bev” of Hilton Head, NC, Austin N. Holley of Chatham, and Collin Holley of Blacksburg; four great-grandchildren, Hunter, Harper, and Haven Jones of Danville, and Grant Mayes of Martinsville, and numerous nieces and nephews who she loved dearly.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was pre-deceased by her daughter, Stormy Gayle Holley; three brothers, Early Hearp, Leonard Hearp and Dempsey Hearp; two sisters, Lillian Hearp Haymore and Ollie Hearp Wells, and one grandchild, John Christopher Thompson.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at the Emmanuel Pentecostal Holiness Church of Dry Fork with Rev. Cecil Coates, Rev. Gerald Kelly, Rev. Mike Hearp and Rev. Roger Collins officiating. Interment will follow at Highland Burial Park.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 29, at Norris Mt. Hermon Chapel, 3995 Franklin Turnpike, Danville, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., and at other times at the residence, 5861 Irish Road, Chatham, Virginia.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. & Crematory, Mt. Hermon Chapel, 3995 Franklin Tpke., Danville, Va. is respectfully serving the Holley family. Online condolences may be made at

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6:00 PM 5/29/2018 6:00:00 PM - 7:30 PM 5/29/2018 7:30:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Mount Hermon Chapel

3995 Franklin Turnpike
Danville, Virginia 24540

Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Mount Hermon Chapel
3995 Franklin Turnpike Danville 24540 Virginia
United States

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2:00 PM 5/30/2018 2:00:00 PM
Emmanuel Pentecostal Holiness Church

3612 Dry Fork Rd.
Dry Fork, VA 24549

Emmanuel Pentecostal Holiness Church
3612 Dry Fork Rd. Dry Fork 24549 VA
United States

Cemetery Details


Highland Burial Park Final Resting Place

3049 North Main Street
Danville, VA 24540

3049 North Main Street Danville 24540 VA
United States

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