John R. Holston
Published 4:25 pm Tuesday, March 25, 2014
John R. Holston, born in Orvisburg, Miss., on August 8, 1925, passed away Friday, March 21, 2014, at his residence, at the age of 88.
He was a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church. He served in the United States Navy during WWII on the USS Kenton.
He is survived by his wife, Geneva Holmes Holston; three sons, John (Kim) Holston of Amarillo, Texas, Glen (Jeannie) Holston of Pensacola, Fla. and Jonathan (Karen) Holston of Bogalusa; three daughters, Dana Cirelli (Jim), Terri Rutledge (Joe) and Sonya Flynn (Ronnie); eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and other family members and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, J.T. and Liza Holston; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Herman (Mary) Holston, Horace (Margie) Holston and Hollis (Jaunita) Holston; and five sisters and brothers-in-law, Lena Hill (Carl), Lillian Bordeaux (Floyd), Lois Broome (Vic), Louise Whitten (J.D.) and Pearl Anderson (Andy).
Visitation was held Monday, March 24 at Brown-McGehee Funeral Home from 5-9 p.m. and resumed Tuesday, from 8 a.m. until service time at 10 a.m. The Rev. Marcus Rosa conducted the services, and the interment followed at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery.
Family and friends may visit and sign our online guest book at www.brownmcgehee.com.