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Eddie "Pokey" Holt

January 4, 1947 - December 11, 2022


Mr. Eddie “Pokey” Holt of Scottsburg, VA died on Monday, December 11th at the age of 75.

Mr. Holt was born on January 4, 1947 in Halifax County, VA to the late Joseph Holt and Bettie Easley Holt. He was married to Lillian Medley Holt and was a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church.

Mr. Holt is survived by his wife: Lillian Medley Holt of the home; (1) brother: Sterling Holt of Scottsburg, VA; a devote niece: Alesia Holt Ferrell and devoted cousin: Theresa Puckett; (3) sisters-in-law; (1) brother-in-law; a host of nieces, nephews: including Cord Gayles who was like a son; other relatives, and friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by (1) brother: James Easley and (1) sister: Frances Holt Sims.

Funeral services for Mr. Eddie “Pokey” Holt will be Sunday, December 18th at 1:00 p.m. at Piney Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Kenneth Anthony Jones, eulogist. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Public viewing for family and friends will be Saturday from noon until 6:00 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home.

Funeral services are provided by Jeffress Funeral Home, 2000 North Main Street, South Boston, VA. 

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