Mrs. Mildred June Bennett Holtsclaw, age 88, Jonesborough, passed away Thursday, July 9, 2020 at the Johnson City Medical Center with her family by her side.
Mildred June was born in Washington County and the daughter of the late Clayton & Martha Ethel Watson Bennett. She was also preceded in death by brothers and sisters, Bob Bennett, Evelyn Bennett Sliger, Wayne Bennett, and Maxine Bennett West and special nephews, Jerry Bennett and Mitchell Bennett.
Mildred June was a devoted mother, sisters, grandmother, great-grandmother and aunt. She attended Mt. Zion Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Jimmy L. Holtsclaw, Sr.; beloved brother, Bill Bennett; son, Rick and Joyce Loyd; step-son, Jimmy L. Holtsclaw, Jr; step-daughter, Lori and Tim Byrd; granddaughters, Casey Loyd, Brittany Johnson, and Natalie Byrd; grandsons, Jonathan Holtsclaw, and Justin Holtsclaw, Travis and Chad Hutsell; great-granddaughter, Sierra Ellis and several other great-grandchildren; and several nephews and nieces.
Celebration of life services will be conducted 7:00 pm Sunday, July 12, 2020 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Brian Nulf officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 pm Sunday prior to the service. Due to Covid-19 masks are requested.
Private graveside services will be conducted Monday, July 13, 2020 at Mountain Home National Cemetery due to the Covid-19 Pandemic.
Pallbearers will be family and friends.
Jim, you and your family are in my prayers.There is a site that can help with the grief & loss which helped me greatly. It is griefshare.org
Buck & Margarett Coggins
Jim we were sadden to hear of June passing this earthly life to her new life and new home. She will be missed by many, As we pass your home guess we will be looking for her to be sitting on the porch like she used to do. Ahhh , June will be looking for us to come home to be with her in Heaven. Now you have even more to go to Heaven for than you had yesterday. JIm if we can be of help in any way please call on us. Pray that God will comfort you in a special way.
Betty no Sliger Correll
June I have so many good memories of you.We live together for a few years when I was growing up. I was always close to you and Mack.We always had fun when we were together. I loved you Dearly.My prayers go out to Jim, Rickey,and Bill and other family members.I am thankful for all the memories of the times we had together. Love Jo
Rita and Sonny Baines
Granddaddy, Rick, Casey, Lori and Jimmy, we are so saddened to learn of Grandmama's passing. She was such a wonderful Mother in law to me for 22 years and a loving grandmother to Casey and her children, Sierra and Jayden. Fond memories and her laughter will live on in our hearts forever and she will greatly be missed. Granddaddy, we love you and are thinking about you during this sad time. Please let us know if there is anything that we can do. God Bless.