Mrs. Holt was born on Sept. 15, 1926, in Moore County, N.C. to the late Dillard Cooper and Mervyan China Marion Cooper. She was preceded in death by her husband, Shellie Ray Holt; brothers, Ed & Swanson Cooper and sister, Janet Hart. Mrs. Holt was a member of Zion Christian Church and taught Sunday School for over 25 years. She was retired from W. Koury Company of Sanford after 41 years of service.
She is survived by a sister, Shirley C. Morrison and husband, Leon of Sanford, N.C and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home on Wednesday, December 1, 2010, from 6-8 PM and at other times at the homes of Ruth Morrison, sister-in-law, on 450 Womble Road and Shirley & Leon’s home at 1205 Red Oak Drive. The funeral will be Thursday, December 2, 2010, at 2:00 PM at Zion Christian Church with Rev. Steve Johnson presiding. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.