She was born March 28, 1921 in Little Fir, Arkansas to the late Thomas H. Willhite and the late Mary McKinzie Willhite. She worked as an inspector for Red River Arsenal in Texarkana and was also a nurse by profession. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and a friend to all who knew and loved her. She will be dearly missed by all.
She is survived by sister Mary Marshall of Mena, Arkansas; daughter Shirley Bowles of Texarkana, Arkansas; grand-daughter Monica Sanford of New Boston, Texas; nieces and nephews Gay Marshall, Larry Marshall, Kathy Bailey, Carol Sickles, Thomas Marshall, and Charles Marshall.
She was preceded in death by her parents Thomas and Mary Willhite; and husband Hillis Holden.
Mrs. Holden was sent for cremation under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home. No services have been scheduled at this time.