Funeral services for Ernelle Malone Holley, 87, of Monroe (formerly of Farmerville) were held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday July 12, 2007 at Ward Chapel Church of Christ, Farmerville with minister Harold Robertson and Mrs. Holley’s grandson, Rayland Trisler officiating. Burial followed in Antioch Cemetery, Farmerville. Arrangements are under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home of Farmerville.
Mrs. Holley, a homemaker, died July 9, 2007. She was a member of Ward Chapel Church of Christ in Farmerville. In her senior years, she attended Forsythe Ave. Church of Christ in Monroe.
She was preceded in death by her two husbands: Marvin Malone and Victor “Vic” Holley; parents: Reuben Dean and Docia Taylor Dean; three brothers & sisters-in-law: James & Arrie Crow Dean, Kelvin & Earlene Hayes Dean, Gladden Dean and Elva Grey Nolan Dean; one sister & brother-in-law: Mary Lonia Dean Tucker & husband, R. P.; one brother-in-law, R.V. Hayes Grandson: Jerel Guy; nephew & niece-in-law: Bobby & Betty Antley Tucker; and nephew-in-law: Jurd Brantley.
She is survived by one son: Ralph Malone & wife, Evelene Arrant Malone of Atlanta, GA.; five daughters & sons-in-law: Barbara Malone Brantley & husband, Gale “Hoss” Brantley of Farmerville, LA., Mary Malone Franklin & husband, Donnie of Monroe, LA., Barbara Holley Rea & husband, Don of West Monroe, LA., Patsy Holley Guy & husband, Vernon of West Monroe, LA., and Brenda Holley Reed & husband, Bruce of Collinston, LA.; one sister: Reba Hayes of Calhoun, LA.; one brother-in-law: Willard Holley of Bastrop, LA.; two sisters-in-law: Louise Malone Bucklin of Jackson, MS. and Mary Lou Malone Kruger & husband, Bob of Auburn, GA.; 9 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Pallbearers were her grandsons and nephews: Alan Malone, Harrell Wilson, Brian Chambley, Wayne Maureau, Hunter Sharp, Joey Guy, Ronnie Hayes, Eric Guy, Andy Danna and Gus Schreiber.
Visitation was 5:00-8:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 11 at Farrar Funeral Home, Farmerville.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.