August 17, 1932 - March 4, 2022
Joyce Marie Holloway, 89 of Cape Girardeau died Friday March 4, 2022 at her son's home in Jackson, Missouri. She was born August 17, 1932 in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Reginald and Ersie Nichols. She and Eugene Holloway were married on February 24, 1951 in Cape Girardeau. She was a 1950 graduate of Central High School. She was deeply loved by her husband, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She was a devoted and loving stay-at-home mom, raising five children, until she and Eugene opened Eugene Holloway Floor Covering in 1976. She worked at Holloway Floor Covering (now Carpet One) until her retirement. She was a faithful follower of Christ from a young age. She was a founding and long-time member of Lynwood Baptist Church. Over the many years she was active with VBS, youth, senior adults and teaching her Life Group Class. She helped us all create lots of memories over the years and she reminded us all the time that no matter how good or bad it was, we were building memories. She will always be remembered for summer camps with grandkids, apple pies, Swedish tea ring, awesome family dinners, always singing a gospel song around the house, playing the piano, her deep devotion to her husband and family and above all her love of her Savior, Jesus Christ. She also loved to quilt and poured a lot of love into making quilts for her children and grandkids. She was a member of the River Heritage Quilt Guild and the Bootheel Quilters Guild. Survivors include her three sons, David (Candy) Holloway of Flagstaff Arizona, Kerry (Kelly) Holloway of Cape Girardeau, Lance (Lynne) Holloway of Jackson; one daughter, Valarie (Ted) Matthews of Spring Hill, Tennessee; daughter-in-law, Marsha (Eugene, Jr., deceased) Holloway; and one sister, Melba Masterson of Tennessee. Also, 13 grandchildren, Jared (Christy) Holloway of Cape Girardeau, Megan (Josh) Andrews of Cape Girardeau, Dawn Holloway of Illinois, Dana Holloway of Texas, Eric (Jennifer) Holloway of Arizona, Steven (Sara) Holloway of Arizona, Christina (Blake) Essner of Cape Girardeau, Amanda (Kyle) Schneider of Cape Girardeau, Ryun (Kate) Holloway of Cape Girardeau, Kelsey (Andrew) Krahl of Cape Girardeau, Casey Holloway of Cape Girardeau, Emily (Brandon) Colbert of Cape Girardeau, Makenna Holloway of Cape Girardeau and 17 great-grandchildren. She was preceded by her parents, husband, Eugene Holloway, son, Eugene Holloway Jr. and sister, Willa Lee 'Tootsie" Haman. Visitation will be Tuesday, March 8, 2022 from 4 pm to 8 pm at Ford & Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral service will be at 10 am at Ford & Sons Mount Auburn with the Rev. Danny Clubb and Rev. Mark Anderson officiating. Entombment will be in Cape County Memorial Park Mausoleum following the service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions by made to Lynwood Baptist Church, noting in memo, Youth Scholarship camps/mission.
Joyce Marie Holloway, 89 of Cape Girardeau died Friday March 4, 2022 at her son's home in Jackson, Missouri. She was born August 17, 1932 in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Reginald and Ersie Nichols. She and Eugene Holloway were married on February... View Obituary & Service Information
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