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Hannibal Courier - Post - Hannibal, MO
  • Dean Holliday

  • Dean Holliday, 78, of Hannibal, Mo., went to be with the Lord at 5:20 a.m. Sunday, April 7, 2013, at Willow Care Nursing Center in Hannibal.
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  • Dean Holliday, 78, of Hannibal, Mo., went to be with the Lord at 5:20 a.m. Sunday, April 7, 2013, at Willow Care Nursing Center in Hannibal.
    Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, April 11, 2013, at Arch United Methodist Church in Hannibal. Pastor David Scott will officiate. Burial will be at Grand View Burial Park.
    Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the time of services Thursday, April 11, 2013, at Arch United Methodist Church.
    Smith Funeral Home & Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
    Mr. Holliday was born on October 19, 1934, in New London, Mo., to James Arch and Margaret Epperson Holliday. His parents preceded him in death.
    He was married to Frances Doolan on June 21, 1953, in Hannibal, Mo. The couple made many lasting memories and were to celebrate 60 years of marriage in June.
    Mr. Holliday is survived by his wife, Frances E. Holliday; son, Michael D. Holliday and his wife, Whitney. He is also survived by his two grandsons, Reid and Harrison, who were the light of his life. Noble Coleman, Bonnie Holliday, Doris Holliday and Marge Holliday are also surviving brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, as well as several nieces and nephews.
    He was the youngest in his family, and his brothers and sisters, Earl Holliday, Myrl Coleman, Mildred Riggs, George Holliday, Bob Holliday, Ruth Miller, and John Holliday preceded him in death.
    Mr. Holliday owned and operated Associated Builders of Hannibal and constructed homes for over 50 years. He attended Arch United Methodist Church, where he was very involved in the worship choir. He was active in many sports, and an avid golfer. He enjoyed watching St. Louis Cardinal baseball and Mizzou basketball with his son. Mr. Holliday was a member of the Hannibal Lions Club and also served in the National Guard. He was a graduate of Hannibal High School, class of 1951.
    Memorial contributions may be made to Arch United Methodist Church, in care of Smith Funeral Home & Chapel.
    Pallbearers will be Scott Anderson, Wayne Harbourn, John Hark, Cleve Holliday, Jack Kolb and Dan Locke.
    Honorary pallbearers include Dean and Linda Akerson, Gerald and Connie Noland, Bill and Gloria Northcutt and Larry Coleman.
    Online condolences may be offered to the family at smithfuneralhomeandchapel.com.
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