Emilie C. Holladay

Published 1:41 pm Monday, August 16, 2010

APRIL 8 – Emilie Crenshaw Holladay died Sunday, April 6, 2008 in Farmville. Born August 6, 1910 in Hampden-Sydney, she was a daughter of Genevieve Holladay and Dr. Waller Morton Holladay.

She graduated from Longwood University in 1931 and taught mathematics in Covington and Newport News before returning to teach at Longwood in 1966. She also held a master's degree in education from Columbia University.

Miss Holladay was a member of the Farmville Presbyterian Church, The Daughters of the American Revolution, Kappa Delta Sorority, the Longwood Garden Club, Central Virginia Arts, and the Thursday Book Club as well as several bridge groups.

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She is survived by her niece, Ann Morton DeMuth Neale and nephew, Anthony Mealy DeMuth Jr., four great nieces, and their five children.

Graveside services will be held Wednesday, April 9, at 11 a.m. at College Church, Hampden-Sydney. Friends are invited to the Farmville Presbyterian Church at noon to greet the family and share a light lunch.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Farmville Presbyterian Church, 200 West Third Street, Farmville, VA 23901.

Doyne-Burger-Davis Funeral Home, Farmville, is in charge of arrangements.