Personal Service, Peace of Mind, Pleasant Memories

Nelia B. "Neelie" Holoman


05/05/1921 - 07/14/2017

Viewing Information

A viewing will be held from 10-11am, Monday, July 24, 2017 at Shiloh Baptist Church. Services are entrusted to Metropolitan Funeral Service, Berkley Avenue.

Service Information

A funeral service will be held, 11am, Monday, July 24, 2017
Shiloh Baptist Church
745 Park Avenue Norfolk VA

Interment Information

Roosevelt Memorial Park
1101 Campostella Road Chesapeake VA

Nelia (aka Neelie) Brown Holoman, a native of Wilson, NC transitioned from labor to reward on Friday, July 14, 2017 at her home in Oxon Hill, MD. She formerly resided in Chesapeake, VA before relocating in 2005 to MD. She was the wife of the late Smallwood Holoman, Sr, a native of Ivor, VA. She leaves to cherish her memory one daughter, Jacqueline H. Lewis of Oxon Hill, MD, one son, Smallwood Holoman, Jr (Linda) of Midland, MI; two grandsons, David S. and Derrick S. Holoman of Ferndale, MI and one great-grandson, Jordan Holoman of Midland, MI; two sisters, Wittonnia Boyette of Wilson, NC and Sandra Fenwick of Norfolk VA and a host of family and friends. Service for Mrs. Holoman will be held on Monday, July 24, 2017 at Shiloh Baptist Church, 745 Park Ave,. Norfolk, VA at 11 am, with visitation beginning at 10 am; Rev. Dr. Keith I. Jones, pastor officiating. Interment will follow at Roosevelt Memorial Park, 1101 Campostella Rd, Chesapeake, VA 23320. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Hospice of the Chesapeake, Philanthropy Dept. 90 Ritchie Hwy, Pasadena, MD 21122; or at OR Dr. Carla T. Jones Endowed Scholarship Fund, c/o Shiloh Baptist Church, 745 Park Ave, Norfolk, VA 23504, 757-625-4367 for more information. Services entrusted to Metropolitan Funeral Service, Norfolk, VA.

jacquelyn freeman Sorry for your loss. I will keep the family lifted up in Prayer.
Posted: 7/23/2017
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Lamont Simmons My deepest sympathy goes out to the family, friends, colleagues and neighbors on the passing of the beloved Neelie. She is sorely missed.
Posted: 7/23/2017
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Danielle To the Holoman family and friends, May the heart warming promise Christ spoke comfort you at this difficult time, John 5:28..Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice 29 and come out
Posted: 7/19/2017
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