On Wednesday, July 16, 2014 Patricia Marie Holt, 71, a loving family friend, mother, grandmother and great grandmother lost her 7 year battle with colon cancer. She was preceded in death by the love of her life, her husband, MSGT. Melvin E. Holt, one daughter, Kelly Francis Tuttle, one granddaughter, Elizabeth Nichole Holt and one of her dearest friends, Betty Falley.
Patricia leaves behind many who love and will miss her dearly. Cherishing her memory will be her daughters: Kristine Burton and husband, Richard, of Farmerville; their children, Jamie Burton, Rebecca Burton, Patricia Jones, Lindsay Burton, Jared Burton, Jacob Hayes and Taylor Burton; along with eight great grandchildren from this family; Anna Kerr and William Beck; and Mike Kerr, all of Mt. Vernon, WA; their children; James Brandon Leach of Hot Springs, AR, Justin Leach, US Navy, Michael Kerr and Kalisa Beck of Mt. Vernon, WA; and 2 great grandchildren from this family; Beth and Tim Sutton of Tyler, TX; their children, Tim Holt, of Lake Charles, LA, Sarah Sutton and Joshua Sutton of Tyler, TX; and one great grandchild from this family; Michael Tuttle and Vicky Ferguson of Shreveport, LA; their children, Zachary Tuttle, Christine Ferguson, Taylor Tuttle, Nathan Ferguson, Jayden Tuttle and Jessica Ferguson; and one great grandchild from this family; and one brother, Jerome Ambrose. Patricia also leaves behind dear friends who are family, Jim and Rosemary Fiorentino and their daughter, Rosemary Fiorentino of Bossier City, LA; Ruth Johnson of Mt. Vernon, WA; and Theresa Whiteside Gantt of Bossier City, LA; as well as many other family and friends who will miss her smile and sense of humor.
Memorial services will be held at a later date in Washington National Cemetery, Fayetteville, AR, with direction under Farrar Funeral Home of Farmerville, LA.