Joann Gresham Holliday
JEFFERSONVILLE – Joann Gresham Holliday, 81 of Hwy 80, passed away Saturday October 31, 2015 at her residence.
Mrs. Holliday was born in Bullard, GA the daughter of the late Bailey and Lucille Edmondson Gresham. She retired after 39 years from Robins Air Force Base. After retiring she umpired softball for several years while working with Conoco, Inc., she also worked at the (BP) 96 Truck Plaza and then worked for the Twiggs County Sheriff Office for 9 years.
She loved her family, loved to cook, and enjoyed her sports. Even loved to watch the Mercer Bears College Basketball, and the Atlanta Braves. She enjoyed watching her daughter (Pam), granddaughter (Sheryl) great granddaughter (Sierra) play softball and fast pitch softball. Sometimes she would even umpire their games.
She was a member of Beech Springs Methodist Church and Prospect United Methodist Church.
Joann was preceded in death by her father and mother Bailey and Lucille Edmondson Gresham, her sisters Betty Joyce Gresham Vines, and Martha Faye Williams, her brother Bailey Marvin Gresham, her sons Joseph Neal Holliday, Chan Holliday and Danny Holliday.
Survivors include her Husband of 63 years Edgar C. (Jack) Holliday. Daughters, Pam Hasty and Son in Law Mark. Deborah Holliday and her Companion Jeffery Anderson, Son Bailey Holliday and his Companion Susan Derozier. Sister in Law, Joyce Gresham. Grandchildren, Ashley (James) Tyler, Joshua Holliday, Marie (Sean) Williams, Melody Layman, Megan Hasty, Sheryl (Kip) Rice. Great Grandchildren, Tyler, Hailey, Erica, Claire, Sean, Kylie, Mick, Cheyenne, Timmy, Sierra, Kylar. Great Great Grandchildren, Layton & Demi Ann. Great Great Great Granddaughter, Kenadi. Several Nieces and Nephews, and her newest family member Shebe her German Shepherd puppy.
Services will be announced at a later date.
Reece Funeral Home in Jeffersonville has charge of arrangements