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Ethel Bell Holt

September 15, 1933 June 1, 2014
Ethel Bell Holt
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Obituary for Ethel Bell Holt
Greer Funeral Home
235 South Pennsylvania
Mangum, Oklahoma 73554
(580) 782-3323
fax (580) 782-3652


Ethel Bell (Knight) Holt passed from this life on June 1, 2014, at 80 years of age, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

She was born on September 15, 1933, to William Ed and Mamie (Harris) Knight at County Line, Oklahoma. Ethel was the eleventh of twelve children. She married H. P. Holt on September 3, 1949. From this union were born five daughters: Shirley and husband, Roger Murray, Granite, Oklahoma; Dianna and husband, Willie Merical, Granite, Oklahoma; Marilynn and husband, Henry Lankford, Lone Wolf, Oklahoma; Eva and husband, Art Annis, Katy, Texas; Vickie and husband, Randy Winters, Lone Wolf, Oklahoma; one son, Harold Holt and wife, Jamie, Ada, Oklahoma; 16 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren and a host of friends and relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, H.P. Holt, daughter Dianna, six brothers and four sisters. She has one surviving sister, Peggy Maldonado of Hobart, Oklaholma.

H.P. and Ethel moved to Granite in 1971 where Ethel worked in retail, loved to quilt, cook and make ceramics. She was affectionately known as "Granny", was strong-willed and showed unconditional love. Her presence on this earth will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Home going service will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Friday, June 6, 2014 at First Baptist Church in Granite, Oklahoma, with Reverend Harold Holt and Pastor Emmett Hayslip officiating. Interment will be at Rose Cemetery, Hobart, Oklahoma, under the direction of Greer Funeral Home of Granite.

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Granite First Baptist

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