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403 North Austin Avenue
Lamesa, TX 79331
(806) 872-8335
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Malva Lee Holder

August 2, 1923 - December 24, 2018

Funeral services for Malva Lee Holder, 95, of Lamesa, TX will be held Friday, December 28, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at Elmwood Funeral Home Chapel in Abilene, TX with Pastor Jim Medley and Pastor Mark Hackett officiating. Interment will follow in Elmwood Memorial Park under the direction of Branon Funeral Home. Memorial services will be held Friday, December 28, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church Chapel in Lamesa, TX. Visitation will be held Thursday, December 27, 2018 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Branon Funeral Home in Lamesa, TX. Malva passed away Monday, December 24, 2018 in Lamesa. She was born August 2, 1923 in Elbert, TX to Elzie and Grace (Bost) Hann. She married Edgar R. "Jiggs" Holder October 15, 1940 in Young County, TX. He preceded her in death November 14, 2006. They were married 66 years. Malva loved cooking and taking care of her family. She and Edgar lived in Key and he preached at Key Baptist Church from 1971 until it closed. When she moved to Lamesa she joined First Baptist Church. Malva is survived by her children, Edgarlene Ball of Abilene, TX, Larry Holder and wife, Peggy of Breckenridge, TX and Carolyn Turner and husband, Robert of Lamesa, TX; sister, Veta McGown of Sundown, TX; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and 9 great-great grandchildren. Malva is also preceded in death by her parents; sister, Marie Wainscott; and brothers, E.J. Hann, Harley Hann, and Jerry Hann. The family suggests memorials to Buckner Children's Home, 5200 S Buckner Blvd, Dallas, TX, 75227 or Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2900 North Rocky Point Drive, Tampa Bay, FL, 33607. To send condolences online, please visit


Malva Lee Holder
August 2, 1923 - December 24, 2018


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