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Zola Irene Holloway

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

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Zola Irene Holloway, 81, of Blackburn, died Sunday, July 3, 2011, at The Living Center in Marshall.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 5, 2011, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel with Rev. Gene Page officiating. Burial will be in Slater City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to family choice and an online guestbook is available at www.campbell-lewis.com.

Born Aug. 3, 1929, in Glasgow, she was the daughter of the late Noble Wood Kivett and Minnie Maddox Kivett. On Feb. 13, 1950, she married Harry Holloway who preceded her in death on May 30, 1975. She was raised in Glasgow and later moved to Kansas City, but spent the majority of her life in the Blackburn community where she was a member of Elmwood United Methodist Church. Zola loved cooking and her life was spent cooking for others. She began cooking as a teenager in her father's restaurant in Glasgow, then for students at Santa Fe High School and finally at her own restaurant, The Blue Lantern in Waverly.

Survivors include her children: Judy Manning and her husband, Clarence, and John Holloway, all of Blackburn, Jeff Holloway of Lee's Summit, Janet Bergman and her husband, Roger, of Holt's Summit, and Jay Holloway and his wife, Debbie, of Ft. Myers, Fla.; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three sisters, Viola Wise of Moberly, Juanita Thornton of Boise, Idaho, and Patricia Lanham of Glasgow; several nieces and nephews; and her beloved dog, Princess.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Laura Beth Manning; three sisters, Laura Pipkin, Mary Ruth Stipes and Marjorie Lundhoy; and three brothers, Melvin Kivett, Allen Kivett and N.W. Kivett.

Additional information provided per family recompense.