, Muskogee, OK


March 29, 2014

Mary F. Holman

1922 - 2014

Mary Frances Smith Holman, age 91 went to her heavenly home on March 29, 2014 in Muskogee, O.K.

Mary was born September 8, 1922 in Salina, OK to Charles and Edith Smith. She graduated from Locust Grove High School. Mary married Woodrow Holman on March 8, 1944 in Locust Grove. Woodie preceded her in death in July 1991.

Mary was a founding member of Eastern Heights Baptist Church in Muskogee, OK. Mary retired from TG&Y Fabric Department after 29 years. She worked in the kitchen at Eastern Heights Baptist Church up until February 2014. She also worked for the Muskogee County Election Board for many years. She enjoyed her family, quilting, yard sales, traveling to the mountains, the beach and watching her grandchildren and great grandchildren’s activities.

She was the greatest Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother and Great Great Grandmother, Sister, Aunt and Friend. She had a beautiful heart and never ending supply of Love.

Mary is survived and lovingly remembered by her sister India Peters of McAllen, TX. Her Children: Gordon and Elaine Holman of Spring, TX. Caral Lock of Edmond, OK. Linda Kizzia of Warner, OK. Grand Children: Micky Holman & Jackie Livers, Mary & Richard Henry, Jimmy & Kathy Beth, Russell & Dawnya Holman, Heather Rubio, Kevin and Felicia Kizzia, Aprile & Bobby Clifton, Joe, John Holman, Clayton Lock and Pedro Rubio. Great Grand Children: Sarah & Stephen Brown, Richard & Kendra Henry, Jessica & Brent Goodman, Samantha, Carmela, Hannah and PJ Rubio, Angel Kizzia, Justin Henry, James, Chailie, Cheyenne McHolland, Elijah & Jonah Beth, Zach Eslick. Great Great Grand Children: Alex Wilkie and Makayla Dawn Brown.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two brothers Bill and Dale Smith and her son-in-law J.C. Kizzia.

Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at Eastern Heights Baptist Church, Muskogee, OK. Burial will follow at 2:00 pm at Hogan Cemetery, Locust Grove, OK.

Mrs. Holman may be viewed Sunday from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Monday from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. with the family present at the Bradley Funeral Home from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Bradley Funeral Service. Condolences may be left at

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