Phyllis A. Holloway: 1937 – 2011

Holloway, Phillis_0001Phyllis A. Holloway, 73, a resident of Fort Wayne and formerly of Blue Lake near Churubusco, passed away at her home and was found on Friday afternoon, October 21, 2011.  She had been in declining health for some time, but her death was unexpected.

Mrs. Holloway was born in Fort Wayne on November 4, 1937, a daughter of Robert and Hazel (Lopshire) Claymiller, and spent her formative years there.

On July 10, 1964 she was married in Fort Wayne to John E. Holloway.  The couple lived there for a period, and had lived at Blue Lake near Churubusco, returning to Fort Wayne in 1986.

She was a homemaker.

Mr. Holloway preceded her in death on June 15, 1992.

The surviving relatives include two sons Chris Holloway of Churubusco and Steve Holloway of Huntertown; four sisters Deloris (Harry) Neville of Fort Wayne, Dorothy (Frank) Gage of Roanoke, and Judy Bourne and Linda Johnson, both of Fort Wayne; two brothers Paul Claymiller of Corunna and Jim Claymiller of  Fort Wayne; six grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son Gary A. Pee; and by a brother Gene Claymiller.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a. m. on Tuesday, October 25, 2011, at the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco with Rev. Corinne Boruff-Stucker, pastor of Churubusco United Methodist Church, officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday from 6 to 8 p. m., or one hour prior to the service Tuesday morning.

Interment will be in the Highland Park Cemetery, Fort Wayne.

For those who wish, memorials may be directed to the American Heart Association.


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3 Responses to “Phyllis A. Holloway: 1937 – 2011”

  1. Greg Says:

    To Phyllis’ Family – Jeanine and I wanted to take a moment to personally express our sincere sympathy to all of you on your loss of Phyllis. We know that this is a stressful time, particularly since everything happened so suddenly. Please rest in the knowledge that we will be here for all of you now. . .and in the days ahead.

    With every good wish,
    Greg & Jeanine Childs and Staff

  2. Kathy Owine Says:

    I would like to extend my condolences to the family for their loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you through this difficult time. May God be with you all in the days ahead.


  3. Robin Holloway Moser Says:

    I just want to say I am very sorry for your loss. I have fond memories of Grandpa John and Phyllis taking me for weeks at a time when they lived at Blue Lake. I will never forget the memories.

    Love Robin

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