Brenda Kay ‘Creason’ Holleman

Published 3:36 pm Friday, January 20, 2017

Brenda Kay (Creason) Holleman, 63, of Cooleemee, died on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, from the Glenn A. Kiser Hospice Home in Salisbury.

She was a native of Davie County, born Jan. 27, 1953, and the daughter of the late Raymond Charles Creason and Nora Lee Stanley Creason. She worked for 22 years at Jockey Industries where she had been a supervisor. She was a member of Woodleaf Baptist Church. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, fishing, cooking, and playing cards. When her health allowed, she was a momma to everyone.

She was also preceded in death by a brother, Gary Ray Creason.

Survivors: her husband, lifelong friend and father to her children, Giz Holleman; a son, Tracy G. Holleman (Shannon Davis); and a daughter, Jane M. Redmond (Billy Ray), both of Cooleemee; 2 half-brothers, Ray Nifong (Bobbie) of Midway and Billy Smith (Jatana) of Tennessee; 2 nieces, Rachel Creason Williams (Chris) of Salisbury and Rebecca Driscoll (Sean) of Gastonia; 3 grandchildren, Brittany Williams, Majestic “M.J.” Holleman, and Ja’Real “B.J.” Holleman; plus a great grandchild, JaKayda Marie Martin.

The family will receive friends from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20 at Davie Funeral Chapel. The celebration of life service will be conducted at the funeral chapel at 1 p.m. on Saturday with Pastor Chris Williams officiating. Burial will follow in Liberty United Methodist Church Cemetery.