The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Obits

June 23, 2013

Dale Holly

JOPLIN, Mo. — Dale B. Holly, age 82, Joplin, passed away at 9:50 p.m. Thursday, June 20, 2013, at Freeman Hospital after an illness.

Dale was born July 10, 1930, in Bentonville, Ark., to the late Eugene Alonzo Holly and Mary J. Wallace Holly and had lived in Joplin since 1957.

He worked as a barber for 50 years, retiring in 2006.  Dale was a people person and loved to visit. He enjoyed visiting garage sales and became quite an avid collector of many things. He was a longtime member of Grace Baptist Church and served his country with the United States Army during the Korean War. His family meant everything to him and he will be greatly missed.

Dale married Shirley M. Loflin on June 3, 1988, in Webb City. She survives at the home.

Additional survivors include three sons, Dwayne B. Holly, Sarcoxie, Darwin E. Holly, Carl Junction, Wes G. Holly, Baltimore, Md.; two daughters, Lisa Martin, Quapaw, Okla., Dawn Lewis, Joplin; step children, Jerry Loflin, Joplin, Terry Young, Springfield, Martha Dipley, Springfield, Karen Morrison, Pittsburg, Kan., Steven Loflin, Shell Knob, Mary Grissom, Joplin; one brother, Everett Holly and his wife, Alice, Southwest City; one sister, Wilma Cuenod, Broken Arrow, Okla.; two sisters-in-law, Joan Holly, Collinsville, Okla., Anny Holly, Southwest City, Mo.; 18 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Services are planned for Monday at 1 p.m. at Parker Mortuary Chapel. Rev. Raymond Bob Jones will officiate. Interment will follow in Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery. Pallbearers will be George Garrison, Huk Smith, Roger Pickering, Bob Reis, Bernie Massey and Wayne Johnson.  The family will receive friends Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. at Parker Mortuary.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Dale Holly Memorial Fund, in care of Pinnacle Bank or to Parker Mortuary.

1
Text Only
Obits
  • Hedge-Lewis Funeral Home Louise Williamson Filarski

    Louise Kerr was born on Dec. 5, 1925, in Bartlesville, Okla., to Fred and Katherine Kerr. She was the fifth of nine children. She moved to Joplin with her father and younger twin brothers in 1940.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Housh-Goodwin Funeral Home Alma "Mora" Terry

    Alma "Mora" Terry, 90, of Joplin, Mo., departed this life peacefully on Saturday, April 19, 2014.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Bobbie Nichols Bobbie "Jeannie" Nichols

    Bobbie "Jeannie" Nichols, age 61, of Greenfield, Mo., passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at her Cassville, Mo. residence.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Derfelt Funeral Home Gary Scott Crook

    Gary Scott Crook, age 48, passed away suddenly at Freeman West Hospital, Joplin, Mo., Tuesday afternoon, April 22, 2014.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ernest Buzzard Ernest Buzzard Jr.

    Ernest B. Buzzard Jr., 82, Joplin, Mo., passed into eternal rest at 4:50 p.m. April 22, 2014, at National Health Care in Joplin, after an illness.

    April 24, 2014 3 Photos

  • Billie Wilber Billie Eleanor Wilber

    Billie Eleanor Wilber, 91, of Maysville, Ark., died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Ozarks Community Hospital in Gravette, Ark.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Evelyn Mayo Couch

    Jan. 9, 1920 - April 23, 2010

    April 23, 2014

  • Derfelt Funeral Home Mary L. Henson

    Mary L. Henson, age  76, passed away at 4:25 p.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Emerald Pointe Nursing Home, Galena, Kan., following an illness.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Wallace Payne Wallace Floyd Payne

    Wallace Floyd Payne, age 88, of Joplin, Mo., passed away at his home after a recent illness on Monday, April 21, 2014.

    April 23, 2014 3 Photos

  • Military Honor Thomas R. Jones

    Thomas R. Jones, age 75, of Tulsa, Okla., passed away March 23, 2014, while at home where he resided.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

Business Marquee
AP Video