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Holtsford, Joe Amos, 16 Jan 1933 - 19 Sep 1981 (son of Laurel A. Holtsford and Ruth Benderman; US Air Force, Korea)

Joe Amos Holtsford, 48, of 503 Walnut St., Mt. Pleasant, died unexpectedly early Saturday morning at his home. The body is at Williams Mt. Pleasant Funeral Home, where services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday. Tommy Hagewood, minister of Locust Street Church of Christ will officiate. Burial will be in Arlington Cemetery. A Maury County native, he was the son of L.A. and Ruth Benderman Holtsford. He was a self-employeed painter, a veteran of the U.S. Air Force (Korean conflict) and a member of the American Legion. In addition to the parents, he is survived by two daughters, Miss Jean Marie Holtsford, New York City, and Miss Laural Ann Holtsford, Jacksonville, Fla.; a son, Gary Joe Holtsford, Manchester; two sisters, Mrs. Clem (Norma) Goodman, Mrs. Dennie (Mary) Rochelle, both of Mt. Pleasant; two brothers, Paul Holtsford, Glendale, Calif., Jim Holtsford, Mt. Pleasant; a grandchild; and several nieces and nephews. Active pallbearers will be Brownie Holt, Frank Nichols, Roy Cummins, Jimmy Hickerson, Mason Perry, Murry Stribling and Beechum Barber. Friends will serve as honorary pallbearers.
The Daily Herald, Columbia, TN, Sunday, Sep 20, 1981. submitted by Judy B. Forgos 8/14/2009